Tag Archives: genetics

Goodbye to sex?

Yesterday’s Daily Mail has an interesting piece by A N Wilson about the future of genetics and humanity. Wilson reviews a book “Like a Virgin” by a geneticist at Imperial College London in which the author argues that the future … Continue reading

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and death shall have no dominion – well perhaps?

Yesterday evening Oxford University’s Scientific Society hosted a debate between Professor Colin Blakemore and Professor Aubrey De Grey regarding whether the defeat of ageing should be a priority. Professor Aubrey De Grey proposed while Professor Blakemore opposed the motion. De … Continue reading

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2011 the state of the future

The latest issue of the kurzweilai.net newsletter (31 July 2011) carries a piece on a report, by the Milenium Project which deals with future trends in the field of science and other areas. Among other issues the report deals with … Continue reading

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HUMAN PLUS AN EXHIBITION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY

An interesting short article about an exhibition, at Trinity College Dublin regarding the future of humanity. Among other issues the exhibition addresses changes in reproductive technologies and the way in which plants will evolve. The exhibition runs to June 2011 … Continue reading

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REMAKING EDEN IN THE 21ST CENTURY

On 11 March I wrote a post entitled “Is the future of Humanity Biological or Artificial”, (please see https://kevinmorris101.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/is-the-future-of-humanity-biological-or-artificial/). In that piece I contrasted the ideas of Kurzweil (who argues that we will see a merging of machine and human … Continue reading

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IS THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY BIOLOGICAL OR ARTIFICIAL?

The latest edition of The Economist magazine contains an interesting article entitled “The New Overlords” which reviews a book who’s thesis is that humans will continue to evolve, both physically and mentally but the basis of this evolution will be … Continue reading

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HISTORY IN DANGER OF REPEATING ITSELF

This is my last post (for a while anyway) regarding the threat posed by the neo-Nazi parties to people with disabilities, (for my previous post, which links to other posts please go to https://kevinmorris101.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/arthur-kemps-march-of-the-titans-revels-bnp-as-anti-disabled-and-racist/). In my earlier posts I draw … Continue reading

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