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Twists in the Debate about Human Germline Modification

Twists in the Debate about Human Germline Modification

EDITOR’S NOTE: I am quoting from this article in full with my comments after. – Dwight Jones Tired Tropes and New Twists in the Debate about Human Germline Modification Posted by Marcy Darnovsky on May 28th, 2015 BEINGS 2015, or “Biotech and the Ethical...
Backup Your DNA via a Blockchain?

Backup Your DNA via a Blockchain?

Article courtesy of CHRIS DEROSE  in Bitcoinmagazine.com While it’s a common refrain in the Bitcoin universe that the Blockchain will have countless uses for the storage and management of scarcity in our lives, it’s still a field that’s just starting to deliver on...
The Genotype vs Phenotype Distinction

The Genotype vs Phenotype Distinction

(From Wikipedia) The genotype–phenotype distinction is drawn in genetics. “Genotype” is an organism’s full hereditary information. “Phenotype” is an organism’s actual observed properties, such as morphology, development, or...
FAQ – What is “Genity”?

FAQ – What is “Genity”?

 Frequently Asked Questions about the Genity Society What does the word Genity mean?  Genity is the conceptual fusion of Genome with Identity.  It maintains that the ‘self’ is sufficiently captured with a DNA sample, supplemented by a genome sequencing, to...
Immortality through advanced technology and a spare diet

Immortality through advanced technology and a spare diet

This article courtesy of Charlotte Allen and the Weekly Standard Mountain View, Calif. Aubrey de Grey, 51, is the man who insists that within a few decades technology will enable us human beings to beat death and live forever. Actually, he’s not the only one to make...