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The Future of Humanity Institute Releases Three Papers on Biorisks

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FHI Quarterly Update (July 2017)

The following update was originally posted on the FHI website: In…

GP-write and the Future of Biology

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Why 2016 Was Actually a Year of Hope

Just about everyone found something to dislike about 2016, from…

Podcast: FLI 2016 - A Year In Review

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Artificial Photosynthesis: Can We Harness the Energy of the Sun as Well as Plants?

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The Federal Government Updates Biotech Regulations

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Effective Altruism 2016

Effective Altruism 2016

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The Effective Altruism Movement Edit: The following article…

Podcast: Could an Earthquake Destroy Humanity?

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Earthquakes as Existential Risks Earthquakes are not typically…

Existential Risks Are More Likely to Kill You Than Terrorism

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People tend to worry about the wrong things. According to a…

The Collective Intelligence of Women Could Save the World

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Neil deGrasse Tyson was once asked about his thoughts on the…

Writing the Human Genome

The Human Genome Project made big news in the early 2000s when…
mostquitos are popular subjects for gene drive technologies

CRISPR, Gene Drive Technology, and Hope for the Future

The following article was written by John Min and George Church. Imagine…

X-risk News of the Week: Nuclear Winter and a Government Risk Report

X-risk = Existential Risk. The risk that we could accidentally…

X-risk News of the Week: Human Embryo Gene Editing

X-risk = Existential Risk. The risk that we could accidentally…

An Explosion of CRISPR Developments in Just Two Months

    CRISPR made big headlines…

The Wisdom Race Is Heating Up

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There’s a race going on that will determine the fate of humanity.…