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How synthetic biology could wipe out humanity -- and how we can stop it | Rob Reid

How synthetic biology could wipe out humanity -- and how we can stop it | Rob Reid

Update: 2019-06-1849
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The world-changing promise of synthetic biology and gene editing has a dark side. In this far-seeing talk, author and entrepreneur Rob Reid reviews the risks of a world where more and more people have access to the tools and tech needed to create a doomsday bug that could wipe out humanity -- and suggests that it's time to take this danger seriously.
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Scott Lee Clayton

fuck me this is scary.... very very scary.

Jun 19th
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How synthetic biology could wipe out humanity -- and how we can stop it | Rob Reid

How synthetic biology could wipe out humanity -- and how we can stop it | Rob Reid

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