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Tagged with “genetics” (2)

  1. Future Tense 2011-08-11 - Biohackers

    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?

    —Huffduffed by briansuda

  2. Professor Christopher Dye: Are Humans Still Evolving?

    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?

    —Huffduffed by briansuda