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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth
A Rainy Day Books author event co-sponsored by the Linda Hall Library. Dr. Michio Kaku will discuss his latest book, The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth.Find out more »
With a revolutionary technology called CRISPR that was discovered in a most unexpected way, we have entered a new era of precision genetic manipulation, in which diseases and cancers could be erased in patients, but so too could heritable genetic changes be engineered in human embryos. What will we choose to do with this awesome power?
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The TVs of Tomorrow is a portrait of American innovation during the Cold War, which confirms that success in the electronics industry hinges upon input from both the laboratory and the boardroom.Find out more »
Chimaeras are both monsters of the ancient imagination and a long-established research tool. Recent advances in gene editing have carved out new paths towards understanding fundamental biology as well as potential clinical applications.Find out more »
Some applications of CRISPR are raising ethical and other concerns, and are presenting interesting policy challenges to our current oversight system for research in the life sciences. What can we learn from previous experiences with emerging biotechnologies and how can we adapt our current policy framework to the gene editing technologies of today and tomorrow?Find out more »
Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.