The Biohackers: mucking about with the stuff of life A growing network of ‘biohackers’ want to get biology out of the lab and into homes, garages and community spaces. It’s about making biology more accessible for everyone. But how big is the movement? And are there any safety concerns?
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Homo sapiens have been around for 250,000 years - surely long enough to have become fully evolved?
It was thought that the dramatic extension of life spans during the 20th century eliminated natural selection, but new evidence shows that to be false.
Will selection always be natural, or could postmodern also mean posthuman?
"Ben Hammersley … investigates the promise of personal genetic testing, the questions it raises about the future of medicine and what it says about the place of science in society" — http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/analysis/7777110.stm
Keith Stanovich talks about the implications of universal Darwinism. Can natural selection explain just about anything? Pretty much.