Such manipulations, if ever done in humans, could a profound impact on human society going down the generations.
A focus on power, to the neglect of wisdom, is fine, as long as it is recognized that mechanical philosophy is incomplete.
Think, for example, of the late Stephen Hawking and how his fevered pronouncements in his final years were received.
The paper could cause a stir, since it has violated an “implicit agreement” that mainstream academics should never criticize public advocates of evolution.
The human organ shortage is one of the great bioethical dilemmas of our time. Expanding the organ supply is a matter of life and death.