The rationale for those considering cryonics is that there's no guarantee they will ever be revived, but that it is reasonable that they might be.
A desirable option would be to use CRISPR gene editing to essentially cut out the unwanted gene. There are, however, many challenges ahead.
It is difficult to examine society’s acceptance or rejection of key biotech developments without considering the role played by major religions.
A striking feature of medicine over the past few centuries has been our growing ability to bring people back from the "dead".
At MIT’s Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, for example, scientists have modified memories in mice using an optogenetic interface.
From any combination of a number of approaches, real-life human enhancement is looking ever more achievable.
Let’s take a look at some prime examples of how humanity’s expected return to the lunar surface could help life here on Earth.
Like insulin pumps and cardiac pacemakers, the medical implants of the future will go where they are needed, on or inside the body.
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