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.
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,...
The excellent DIYSECT web-series covers the DIY biohacking scene. Watch the first four parts online today.
Even the most physically secure research lab could be the site of a devastating data security breach.
Chinese scientists reported editing genomes of human embryos for the first time using CRISPER/Cas9. But it isn’t quite ready for prime time.
Film student Colin Marchon delivers a nice 3 part series on transhumanist themes.
Rejecting the two extremes of bioconservatism and libertarian transhumanism, Hughes argues for a third way, “democratic transhumanism,” a radical form of techno-progressivism which asserts that the best possible “posthuman future” is achievable only by ensuring that human enhancement technologies are...