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"I suspect that religion is a necessary evil in the childhood of our particular species. And that's one of the interesting things about contact with other intelligences: we could see what role, if any, religion plays in their development."
- Arthur C. Clarke

Biological Circuit Fabrication  
  Creating an electronic circuit using biologically-based means.  

A description of the technology Tony Stark used to build his Iron Man armor in the 1980s.

Micro-Scale suit tiles fabricated by genetically engineered metal affinity bacteria which assemble themselves in specific orderly arrays, then expire, leaving behind various metallic deposits which form all the metal shapes and microscopic circuits.
From The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, by Author Unknown.
Published by Marvel in 1984
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