(as of Feb 02,2022 04:23:34 UTC – Details)
From the Publisher
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
How soon (years? decades?) you’ll be able to control your own genetic destinyWhether humans will start to live ultra-long lives, and the impact that could have on societyThat the freshest sushi on the planet might soon be grown in a Nebraska labThat cells can be programmed, much like computersAnd that viruses aren’t necessarily bad –– they’re just containers for genetic codeHow investments will shape the bioeconomy as it is being formedWhich companies could be the biggest winnersThe fascinating story of Golden Rice, and how misinformation killed a once-promising food source
Plus five provocative short stories exploring different futures: a restaurant review from the year 2037, a brochure from a fertility clinic, an FBI memo describing the aftermath of a deadly pathogen and a lab leak, a Chicago Cubs team that never retires, and a global Mars colonization movement inspired by Elon Musk that doesn’t turn out as planned.