Readers of my fiction know that synthetic biology was a sub-plot element in The Portent. Well, we’re moving down the road toward creating humans from scratch (or some sort of human derivative). This article describes a new process for creating a functioning gene. What could go wrong?
After three years of unprecedented warm water along the U.S. West Coast, sea temperatures in 2017 had finally cooled. Fat shrimplike krill had returned and again were providing rich meals for salmon. Sea lions and other marine mammals were no longer washing By Craig WelchNational Geographic6-13-17 ashore shriveled […]