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The Future of Human Evolution in Space

What will humans look like in the distant future? Space travel may may affect both biological and technological changes in our species.

How gene therapy could help astronauts survive deep space deadly radiation

NASA has turned to the fast-moving world of gene therapy to solve several potential medical issues facing astronauts on lengthy space missions.

Evolutionary lessons for an interplanetary future

The motivation to settle space comes from the notion that our long-term survival may depend on being a multiplanetary species.

Genetically engineering humans to survive missions to Mars is coming

One of the biggest concerns that space agencies like NASA and SpaceX have when it comes to bringing humans to Planet Mars is survival.

Have humans reached the end of evolution? Not under these 4 scenarios

Is natural selection still a major force in human evolution? We’ve been taught to think the answer must be yes. But is it really true?

Supercharged brains and the quest to think better and faster

When it comes to the mind, there are a host of drugs that have become popular in various settings as nootropics or “smart drugs”.

Our brains as hard drives – could we delete, modify or add memories and skills?

At MIT’s Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, for example, scientists have modified memories in mice using an optogenetic interface.

Creating Superman (and woman): Who benefits from human enhancement?

From any combination of a number of approaches, real-life human enhancement is looking ever more achievable.

Our Genetic Future Is Coming… Faster Than We Think

Our species is on the cusp of a revolution that will change every aspect of our lives but we’re hardly talking about it.

Joseph Carvalko – Conserving Humanity at the Dawn of Posthuman Technology

With advances in genomic modification and computer-based prosthetics, we tumble headlong into a world populated by societies of transhumans.

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