The scientist has not been seen for several days, according to local news outlets. But officials from He's former university say he has not been detained.
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A new Pew survey finds the vast majority think using gene-editing technology to enhance intelligence would go too far.
"Last Week Tonight" looks at gene editing.
Rees explores the opportunities and risks that cutting-edge science presents.
"Consumers should be able to tell the difference on a label between stevia from leaf and steviol glycosides produced through
Recently, The WorldPost published an interview with "Sapiens" author Yuval Harari in which he envisioned a future where "organisms become algorithms" as computer and biological sciences converged. In a response, Deepak Chopra writes this week that being cannot be reduced to an algorithm, nor can the mind be reduced to the wiring of the brain which artificial intelligence strives to mimic. (continued)
"We might be splitting in class between those who can afford to manage our children eugenically and those who cannot."
The Internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250 year long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work and the way we interact. The coming Augmented Age, however, promises a level of disruption, behavioral shifts and changes that are unparalleled.
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Just last year we saw the creation of the first genetically-modified human embryos in the lab using the amazing gene editing toolbox that is CRISPR. That is just one step, but may have opened the door to much more.
This could take "designer babies" a step closer to becoming a reality.
But could there be better shorthand to describe some of the recent developments in medical, health and bio-tech? Consider these possibilities coming to fruition, or close to, in 2016.
Science will, in fact, determine our entire future. Do science and technology therefore deserve a presidential debate all to themselves?