People expect health care products that are medically beneficial to be available to more than just those people who can pay for them.
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.
The biggest use of this technology would be in the medical field, where neural interfaces will treat diseases like Alzheimer’s.
In “Hacking the Code of Life”, Nessa Carey explores advances that are giving us new powers to alter the genome.
It is important that we continue to push the boundaries of modern science to give medical professionals the best possible tools to do their jobs.
Our future is at stake and we all, or at least as many as possible, must play a role determining how we move forward.
A desirable option would be to use CRISPR gene editing to essentially cut out the unwanted gene. There are, however, many challenges ahead.
The same synthetic biology technologies that will help sustain us on Earth will also support our journey to inhabit the stars.
Human-animal hybrids are coming and could be used to grow organs for transplant – a philosopher weighs in
Some might feel that human-animal hybrids are a threat to human dignity. But it’s difficult to specify what this claim really amounts to.
From any combination of a number of approaches, real-life human enhancement is looking ever more achievable.