Could Gene Editing Turn You Into Captain America?

Could Gene Editing Turn You Into Captain America?

Inside the Hive with Nick Bilton - August 30, 2019 - 52:41

Scientists are on the brink of creating super humans that are stronger than Chris Evans and faster than Usain Bolt. But should we? Jamie Metzl, author of the book “Hacking Darwin,” joins Nick to discuss the future of gene editing, why eradicating disease could ruin our ability to create art, and how China could be using CRISPR to breed a terrifying new type of super soldier.

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