Get Ready for a New Human Species

Now that we can rewrite the code of life, Darwinian evolution can’t stop us, says investor Juan Enriquez. Emily Singer The ability to engineer life is going to spark a revolution that will dwarf the industrial and digital revolutions, says Juan Enriquez, a writer, investor, and managing director of Excel Venture Management. Thanks to new … Continue reading

High-Quality DNA

In an improbable corner of China, young scientists are rewriting the book on genome research. by Lone Frank Ian Teh / Panos for Newsweek (4) Lab technicians at the Beijing Genomics Institute in Shenzhen, China. Clockwise from upper left: Zhi Wei Luo; Wan Ling Li; Zi Long Zhang; and Yu Zhu Xu. The world’s largest … Continue reading