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Inside Science: Human Biology

Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

As our DNA becomes as readable, writable, and hackable as our information technology, the choices made today could be the difference between advances in human well-being or a genetic arms race. Jamie Metzl, a technology and healthcare futurist and geopolitical expert, explores the many ways genetic engineering is shaking the core foundations of our lives: sex, war, love, and death.

Date of event
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 6:45 p.m.