As Seth W. Cheetham and his co-authors put it, biology suffers from “demotivation into exploring pseudogene function by the a priori assumption that they are functionless.”
Discovery is getting ready to enter into a conversation with leaders in the information and technology industry, centered in Seattle.
Anti-humanists would rather that children die of malaria than allow a fungus to be modified genetically.
Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World as a dire warning. But we aren’t paying heed.
We’re told that it’s out of bounds for science to go there. I take up that claim in the final chapter of my book, Foresight.