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Gene Drives: Assessing the Benefits & Risks

Gene Drives Assessing the Benefits & Risks By Jolene…

Dr. Matthew Meselson Wins 2019 Future of Life Award

On April 9th, Dr. Matthew Meselson received the $50,000 Future…

Podcast: Governing Biotechnology, From Avian Flu to Genetically-Modified Babies with Catherine Rhodes

 A Chinese researcher recently made international news…

Benefits & Risks of Biotechnology

"This is a whole new era where we're moving beyond little…

Genome Editing and the Future of Biowarfare: A Conversation with Dr. Piers Millett

In both 2016 and 2017, genome editing made it into the annual…

Podcast: Choosing a Career to Tackle the World’s Biggest Problems with Rob Wiblin and Brenton Mayer

If you want to improve the world as much as possible, what…

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

Imagine going to the airport, but instead of walking through…

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

https://soundcloud.com/futureoflife/fli-2016-a-year-in-reivew For…

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…