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What if we genetically engineered an entire species?

What if we genetically engineered an entire species?

FromEuropean Parliament - EPRS Science and Technology podcasts


What if we genetically engineered an entire species?

FromEuropean Parliament - EPRS Science and Technology podcasts

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Length:
3 minutes
Released:
Dec 7, 2018
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

Genetic engineering is usually applied to individual plants and animals. But what if we could genetically engineer an entire species? Today techniques have progressed so far so as to make that feasible, allowing us to eradicate malaria and cure ecosystems from exotic pest species, while also bringing with it a host of ethical questions we should urgently ask ourselves.
Source: © European Union - EP
Released:
Dec 7, 2018
Format:
Podcast Episode