Monday, November 16, 2015

We're on the cusp of a revolution that will change the world as much as computers did

Most people do not yet understand the potential impact of our newfound ability to edit and eventually rewrite genetic code, the blueprint for life itself.
At least, so say a number a number of experts in genetics and genomics. That idea was the major common thread in a series of interviews with some of the leading researchers in the field.
Full article... 
Please read the article so you are not 'most people'. I also truly believe this will be big. This is the technology that allows a gene drive that could exterminate a mosquito species for example.

2 comments:

annom said...

This is one of those things that I know is coming, but that I don't really understand. I probably need some real applications to fully appreciate the scope of this. Not that I can't imagine some, I just don't really understand the technology. I am to gene modification what my mother is to software.

cybrbeast said...

Scientists are ready to release the first gene drive it seems