Despite the successes in gene discovery of the past 10 years, our knowledge of the combined contribution of all genetic variants is too limited for embryo editing.
At the conclusion of the recent International Summit on Human Gene Editing in Washington, DC, its organizing committee released a much-anticipated statement recommending how human genetic engineering should be regulated.
On December 1st – December 3rd 2015, the main scientific body of the United States, that is, the National Academies, held the first international summit on gene editing.
There is an interesting connection between the economic debate about technological unemployment, and the bioethical debate about human enhancement.
A major component of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine’s Human Gene-Editing Initiative is an international summit to take place December 1-3 in Washington, D.C. Co-hosted with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the U.K.’s Royal Society,...
A video meditative reading of his chapter from the 2015 book The Future of Business.
The excellent DIYSECT web-series covers the DIY biohacking scene. Watch the first four parts online today.
Three genetic variants in humans that can account for a couple of IQ points
Even the most physically secure research lab could be the site of a devastating data security breach.
We believe that aging should be seen as a disease, albeit as a disease that is a universal and multisystemic process.