Reading the Human Genome: Creating Humans

Science has come a long way over the past few decades.  We can predict height, weight, hair color, and there are even fertility clinics that claim to help you ‘design’ your baby’s eyes, skin, and hair color. 

Scientist and entrepreneur, Riccardo Sabatini discusses the human genome and demonstrates science’s ability to read the physical traits.  But more exciting, he believes that this new area of study will allow researchers to develop personalized treatments for horrific diseases, such as cancer.  Watch this fascinating Ted Talk:

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