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A biospheric take on hottest topic in biotech, CRISPR/Cas9, gene editing technology already being tested on single-gene mutations in human embryos. What is the evidence that we are ready to be masters of our own genomes?
  • Creators: James MacAllister and other referenced authors as quoted within the pesentation
  • Used by people who call the work: Gaia Theory/Science-Based Systems Thinking, Other ()
  • Applies a deep time evolutionary perspective to: Biology and Earth Systems Science, Ecology/Sustainability
  • Learning Stages: Adult Education, Higher Education, Lifelong, Secondary 9 - 12
  • Types: Document
  • Keywords: IVF, CRISPR/Cas9, anthropocentric, anthropocentrism, human exceptionalism, Crack in Creation
  • Why I love this Resource: Looks at one example of how anthropocentrism, human exceptionalism, hubris, reductionism creep into science books and papers.
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  • Copyright Holders: James MacAllister and others as quoted and referenced
  • Permission to add content was granted on: Sept 1, 2017
  • Terms and restrictions applicable to this content: All rights reserved.
  • Person/organization that added resource: James MacAllister
  • Date Added: September 12, 2017

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