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If We Do not Limit Our Population Growth, the Natural World Will
If We Do not Limit Our Population Growth, the Natural World Will
aweGene | 13 January
“A PLAGUE ON EARTH”David Attenborough, renowned British naturalist and TV presenter, has some pretty scathing words for humanity: “We are a plague on Earth.”
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Wild Biotech Products That Will Touch Our Lives in the Near Future
Wild Biotech Products That Will Touch Our Lives in the Near Future
aweGene | 13 January
From cultured meat to a “MicrobeMiner” for antibiotics and liquid biocomputers, a new wave of consumer biotechnology products is transforming the world  -  and
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Longevity Revolution
Longevity Revolution
aweGene | 12 January
Do you want to live to be 100?If your immediate answer was yes, here’s a follow-up question: if you could live to 100, what conditions would you want to
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Humans No Longer Have a Monopoly on Creativity
Humans No Longer Have a Monopoly on Creativity
aweGene | 12 January
Humankind has done a great deal in terms of making exquisite art, whether through its paintings, songs, or performance art. Museums are packed with such work,
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Immortal Beings
How Technology Will Lead to a New Race of Super-Intelligent Immortal Beings
aweGene | 11 January
The rapid development of so-called NBIC technologies – nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science – are giving rise to
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Supercomputers Could Help Extend Human Life Expectancy By a Decade
Supercomputers Could Help Extend Human Life Expectancy By a Decade
aweGene | 11 January
With great computing power comes great possibilities. That’s what supercomputers offer society, according to Jean-Christophe Desplat, director of the 
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This How Americans Really See the Rise of Automation
This How Americans Really See the Rise of Automation
aweGene | 11 January
From driverless cars to a workplace staffed by robots, automation has the potential to reshape many facets of American life. A Pew Research Center survey
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The Hallmarks of Aging: Telomere Attrition
The Hallmarks of Aging: Telomere Attrition
aweGene | 10 January
What - and why - are telomeres?The chromosomes that store your genetic information are capped at each end by a telomere - a specific DNA sequence, repeated
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How to Delay the Aging Process, According to Experts
How to Delay the Aging Process, According to Experts
aweGene | 10 January
If you’ve ever thought it might be nice to live forever, you’re in impressive company. From moon-shot projects to billionaire-funded research, three experts
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Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought
Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought
aweGene | 10 January
The human brain is so powerful that some intelligent computers called neural networks are patterned after how the human brain works. As such,
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There is a Second Layer of Information Hidden in Our DNA
There is a Second Layer of Information Hidden in Our DNA
aweGene | 08 January
We all learned in high school how Watson and Crick pieced together the findings of many scientists to come up with a model of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
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Gene Editing Could Make You Smarter
Gene Editing Could Make You Smarter
aweGene | 08 January
The gene editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 has paved a new path forward for us – from eliminating disease and fixing pests, to
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