Humanity 2.0? Enhancement, evolution and the possible futures of humanity.

@article{Chan2008Humanity2E,
  title={Humanity 2.0? Enhancement, evolution and the possible futures of humanity.},
  author={Sarah Hian May Chan},
  journal={EMBO reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 Suppl 1},
  pages={S70-4}
}
Humanity is constantly reinventing itself. From the earliest days of our species, when one of our ancestors picked up a burning stick and kindled it into a fire, to the present day, when we search for the ‘god particle’ and clone sheep, cats, dogs and more, humans have been altering their environment and shaping the world around them. the history of our species is a stream of discoveries— major and minor—which have allowed us to progress and direct, to some extent, the course of our evolution… CONTINUE READING

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