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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

Online event about Genetic Engineering by Jamie Metzl.

16-May-2020

Our DNA is becoming as readable, writable, and hackable as our information technology. The resulting genetic revolution is poised to transform our healthcare, our choices for the characteristics of the next generation, and our evolution as a species. The future could bring breathtaking advances in human well-being, but it could also descend into a dangerous genetic arms race.

The online event with following speakers: Jamie Metzl, Nessa Carey and Joyce Harper.

Visit website: https://www.meetup.com/London-Futurists/events/270343432/

See also: Institute London Futurists - Looking to the future impact of technology on society and heatlh and everything

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Mentioned in this Resource

Book

Explores how the genetic revolution will transform us, our species and our world

Author

American technology futurist and senior fellow at the Atlantic Council

Academic

Professor in Reproductive Science at UCL.

Academic

Virologist, researcher, and Visiting Professor in Molecular Biology at Imperial College London.