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APRIL 23, 2016

Juan Enriquez: We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely 

14:49 minutes · Filmed Nov 2015 · Posted Apr 2016 · TED Talks Live
For four billion years, what lived and died on Earth depended on two principles: natural selection and random mutation. Then humans came along and changed everything — hybridizing plants, breeding animals, altering the environment and even purposefully evolving ourselves. Juan Enriquez provides five guidelines for a future where this ability to program life rapidly accelerates. "This is the single most exciting adventure human beings have been on," Enriquez says. "This is the single greatest superpower humans have ever had."


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We've been doing this for thousands of years: breeding, changing, mixing, matching all kinds of life-forms. This is not something new. The humble mustard weed has been modified so that if you change it in one way, you get broccoli. And if you change it in a second way, you get kale. And if you change it in a third way, you get cauliflower. So when you go to these all-natural, organic markets, you're really going to a place where people have been changing the lifecode of plants for a long time."
Juan Enriquez
We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely


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