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It's Time to Question Bio-Engineering by Paul Root Wolpe

It's Time to Question Bio-Engineering

by Paul Root Wolpe


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19 Min.
Bioethicist Paul Root Wolpe shows some of the latest feats in bio-engineering from creating animal hybrids such as the zorse (a zebra-horse hybrid) to genetically creating bio-luminescent animals that glow in the dark. He also covers the advances in cloning, genetically modified foods, and animal-robots which can be controlled by computers. After presenting all these fascinating and sometimes terrifying bio-engineering advances, Wolpe asks some very important ethical questions about the future of bio-engineering. This talk is available on streaming video and video download from TED.com.

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