Biotechnology News

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.…

2015: An Amazing Year in Review

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Just four days before the end of the year, the Washington Post…

CRISPR to Be Used on People by 2017

We recently posted an article about what the CRISPR gene-editing…
CRISPR, DNA, gene splicing, gene ethics, biotechnology

The Rise and Ethics of CRISPR

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CRISPR. The acronym is short for "clustered regularly interspaced…

From Global News Canada: Former Greenpeace president supports biotechnology

"Patrick Moore says biotechnology is one of the reasons farmers…

The Power to Remake a Species

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  Once started, a carefully implemented gene drive could eradicate…

FHI: Putting Odds on Humanity’s Extinction

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Putting Odds on Humanity’s Extinction The Team Tasked With…

CSER: Playing with Technological Dominoes

Playing with Technological Dominoes Advancing Research in an…

GCRI: Aftermath

Aftermath Finding practical paths to recovery after a worldwide…

GCRI News Summaries

Here are the July and August global catastrophic risk news summaries,…

Future of Life Institute Summer 2015 Newsletter

TOP DEVELOPMENTS * $7M in AI research grants announced: We…

April 2015 Newsletter

In the News * The MIT Technology Review recently published…

Feeding Everyone No Matter What

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Dr David Denkenberger is a research associate at the Global Catastrophic…