There could be a way of predicting – and preventing – which children will go on to have low intelligence.
Many scientists are worried about creating genetically modified humans. While these are valid concerns, they don’t justify a ban on research.
Gene editing and embryo selection still elicit a good deal of resistance. But in the next decades, humanity will need highly-intelligent visionaries.
People expect health care products that are medically beneficial to be available to more than just those people who can pay for them.
Human minds as they currently exist are not capable of effecting our most desirable present and future.
Our best shared values can help us navigate the almost unimaginable opportunities and very real challenges that lie ahead.
In May 2016, a group of scientists met to plan HGP-write, a project designed to create an entire functioning human genome out of chemicals.
Technology has been disrupting and advancing the way live, and maybe even the way we evolve, for over 3.5 million years.
Today there is a lot of fear around the prospect of genetically modify humans beings. Yet this will become more commonplace in the coming decades.
We are entering the age of genomics, an amazing future that will dramatically improve the health outcomes of people across the planet.