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Viewpoint: China should not be given a pass for its central role in creating the COVID-19 scourge

Wall Street Journal | 
[A]s evidence grows that the… deadly Covid-19 pandemic may stem from a Wuhan virology lab’s accidental leak followed by a ...
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Futurist Jamie Metzl: How genetic engineering could help us live longer

Longevity Technology | 
Jamie Metzl is a technology and healthcare futurist and geopolitical expert, novelist, entrepreneur, media commentator, and Senior Fellow of the Atlantic ...

Video: Futurist Jamie Metzl explores ‘Augmented Humanity’ and why it would be ‘insane’ not to embrace gene editing, other new technologies

There's something that feels a little scary about augmented humans and it's because we've seen all these films of these ...
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Glimpse into the future? 2029 ‘press release’ touts services for designer babies

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In the future, parents may have the option to genetically engineer their children, and now is the time to discuss ...
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Where is China’s third CRISPR baby and what does it mean for the genetics revolution?

Last November, Chinese biophysicist He Jiankui shocked the world by announcing that the word’s first gene edited human babies, two ...

Viewpoint: We aren’t prepared to ‘responsibly’ handle a genetic engineered future

LeapsMag | 
The news last November that a rogue Chinese scientist had genetically altered the embryos of a pair of Chinese twins ...
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‘Countries have been invaded for far less’: Why the genetic arms race could start a war

Quartz | 
Imagine you are the leader of a society that has chosen to opt out of the genetic arms race by ...
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Could we be designing babies from a menu of genetic options in 2045?

New York Times | 
The year is 2045. The genomes of four billion humans have been sequenced, creating a huge pool of genetic information ...
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Podcast: Jamie Metzl’s ‘Hacking Darwin’—The end of sex and humanity’s genetically engineered future

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Imagine a world in which would-be parents no longer have sex but conceive children with the assistance of embryo selection ...
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Do we really need sex to make babies? Maybe not

LeapsMag | 
There are lots of great reasons we humans have sex. We mostly do it to pair bond, realize our primal ...

Video: Why gene editing could change the path of human evolution

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Most people think the genetics revolution is primarily about healthcare. But what's really at play is the evolutionary trajectory of ...

Futurist Jamie Metzl: Through gene editing ‘we will increasingly direct our own evolutionary process’

In this talk from last month's South by Southwest (SXSW), an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals, futurist Jamie ...

Will embryo selection, IVF replace sex as primary mode of reproduction?

Quartz | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Human reproduction is about ...
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Is biotechnology changing how humans evolve?

Tech Crunch | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. After 4 billion years of ...
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