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Archetype0ne
21-02-19, 18:57
(https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612997/the-crispr-twins-had-their-brains-altered)

The future is now. We are living in a New Zeitgeist.

"Rewriting Life (https://www.technologyreview.com/topic/rewriting-life/)

The CRISPR twins had their brains altered


New research suggests that a controversial gene-editing experiment to make children resistant to HIV may also have enhanced their ability to learn and form memories.



by Antonio Regalado (https://www.technologyreview.com/profile/antonio-regalado/)

February 21, 2019"

“Could it be conceivable that at one point in the future we could increase the average IQ of the population? I would not be a scientist if I said no. The work in mice demonstrates the answer may be yes,” he says. “But mice are not people. We simply don’t know what the consequences will be in mucking (xD) around. We are not ready for it yet.”

Alessandro...
04-07-21, 06:36
While those who abide by human rights conventions and bioethics don't explore this awful field, totalitarian regimes will and they might gain an unparalelled technological advantage in the near future thanks to it.

I'm glad I won´t get to see it unfold completely before I'm gone.

bicicleur 2
04-07-21, 10:01
First electronics were made 70 years ago.
20 years later the digital age started.
It is still in development.

Now the DNA age is being prepared.
For those who are still young : you better don't miss it.