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About 30 years ago, Prof Church was one of a handful of people who dreamed up the idea of sequencing the entire human genome - every letter in the code that separates us from fruit flies as well as our parents. His lab was the first to come up with a machine to break that code, and he's been working to improve it ever since.
He envisions a day when a device implanted in your body will be able to identify the first mutations of a potential tumour, or the genes of an invading bacteria. You'll be
Originally posted by Qemyst
Man I really hope editing my own genes is something that I can do before I die. I would like to live forever, in all honesty. So much to be learned... Heck, maybe one could edit their genes to make their brain better and more efficient. That, coupled with living forever = knowing SO FREAKING MUCH.. Oh man.... Drool...