Re: GENETICS: Enhanced humans are among us!

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Sat Jul 21 2001 - 04:31:37 MDT

On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 04:35:51PM -0700, Robert J. Bradbury wrote:
> There may have been some discussion about this previously
> but it was news to me, so it may be news to some others.
> See "Genetically altered babies born":
> Gosh, golly, jeepers. I'm looking forward for the future
> and find its already in back of me.

The fun part is that the actual paper was two or three months old when
the BBC noticed it. The paper abstract actually boldly claims "the first
instance of germline genetic engineering" in humans, but nobody seemed
to notice since the journal is so obscure and technical.

The truth is out there, in the abstracts! :-)

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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