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Julie Lin, March 19, 2012

Should Humans Be Bioengineered For Climate Change?:

The so-far-ignored subject of how “biomedical modifications of humans” could be used to “mitigate and/or adapt to climate change”. The modifications discussed included: giving people drugs to make them have an adverse reaction to eating meat; making humans smaller via gene imprinting and “preimplantation genetic diagnosis”; lowering birth-rates through “cognitive enhancement”; genetically engineering eyesight to work better in the dark to help reduce the need for lighting; and the “pharmacological enhancement of altruism and empathy” to engender a better “correlation” with environmental problems.

Bioethics Professor S. Matthew Liao of NYU takes on a volitale issue!

http:// http://www.psfk.com/2012/03/humans-bioengineered-climate-change.html
Julie Lin

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