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The de-extinction club: Scientists plot to restore the Tasmanian tiger and other extinct species

The de-extinction club: Scientists plot to restore the Tasmanian tiger and other extinct species

Sydney Morning Herald | 
[Paleontologist Michael Archer] is part of the “de-extinction club”: a growing group of scientists working to harness genetic engineering and ...
Brain chips can help us thrive in the world of the future — but there are downsides to cyborgism

Brain chips can help us thrive in the world of the future — but there are downsides to cyborgism

Sydney Morning Herald | 
[M]achines have a lot of apparent advantages over us mere flesh bags, as [Stephen] Hawking alluded to. They’re faster thinkers, ...
Saving the world — or possibly destroying it? What does the future of CRISPR genetic engineering portend?

Saving the world — or possibly destroying it? What does the future of CRISPR genetic engineering portend?

Sydney Morning Herald | 
In the past 70 years, we have uncovered the structure of DNA, the blueprint of life, built machines to read ...
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