Screen Shot at AM

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

Using genetic modification, nanotechnology, bionics, reconstructive surgery, hormones, drugs or any combination of these approaches, real-life human enhancement is looking ...
5-8-2019 screen shot at pm

Does a future with genetic enhancements undermine ‘the idea that we are all equal’?

Sex is how humans propagate. But developments in genetic engineering might change this one day. “We are, in the future, ...
enhance

Viewpoint: We’re ‘nowhere close’ to being ready to edit human genomes

Genome meddling to cure diseases is often worth the risk, but nothing else is just yet ...
Screen Shot at PM

Designer babies? US scientists swap DNA in embryos, replacing mutation that causes heart problems

The breakthrough procedure might better be called 'gene correction' rather than gene editing. It could revolutionize genetic disease treatments, but ...
marvel dc comics superman batman iron man spider man green lantern captain america wolverine the flash hulk wonder woman

Transgenic spider silk: About superheroes, medical devices and space elevators

Maybe you'd like to be bullet proof like Superman or shoot silk from your body to fling between buildings like ...