Synthetic Biology: Who Decides the Future of Evolution?

Synthetic Biology: Who Decides the Future of Evolution?

(shown above: Mammoth tusk hunters in Siberia return with their prize in ‘Genesis 2.0’)

As I’ve grown older, along with those around me, I find myself naturally contemplating life and death more than ever. My feelings about the fragility and impermanence of life have replaced the hubris and confidence of my youth. I’m fortunate to still have both of my…

In The Realm of the Hungry Ghosts

In The Realm of the Hungry Ghosts

I grew up middle class in Norfolk, and by all measures of a less material society back in the fifties and sixties, I grew up privileged. My father was a successful self-made businessman who benefited from a rising standard of living and a growing military presence in...

Synthetic Biology: Who Decides the Future of Evolution?

Synthetic Biology: Who Decides the Future of Evolution?

(shown above: Mammoth tusk hunters in Siberia return with their prize in ‘Genesis 2.0’)

As I’ve grown older, along with those around me, I find myself naturally contemplating life and death more than ever. My feelings about the fragility and impermanence of life have replaced the hubris and confidence of my youth. I’m fortunate to still have both of my…

In The Realm of the Hungry Ghosts

In The Realm of the Hungry Ghosts

I grew up middle class in Norfolk, and by all measures of a less material society back in the fifties and sixties, I grew up privileged. My father was a successful self-made businessman who benefited from a rising standard of living and a growing military presence in...