The Geopolitics of Human Gene Editing

The Geopolitics of Human Gene Editing By Ulson Gunnar A cursory warning was left by renowned physics professor Stephen Hawking regarding a future where a race of superhumans, manipulating their DNA, would taking control of their own evolution. The warning came just before his death in March of this year. The Washington Post in its article, “Stephen Hawking feared race of ‘superhumans’ able to manipulate their own DNA,” would explain (my emphasis): Before he died in March, the Cambridge University professor predicted that people this century would gain the capacity…

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