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Gene Editing: The Future is Here (Robert Wright & Jason Pontin)

Jason’s tenure as editor of MIT’s Technology Review … Jason says he never, ever feels offended … Why Jason’s investment firm didn’t back a new gene editing technology … Is current gene-editing technology a “moral and therapeutic dead end”? … How to regulate a future designer baby business … What makes CRISPR gene-editing technology revolutionary? … 3D-printing and the future of gun control … Will mind-reading technology kill romantic love? … The theoretical limits of "thought identification" technology …


 2019-03-01  1h2m