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The study of the genes which affect intelligence could revolutionise education. But, haunted by the spectre of eugenics, the science risks being lost in a political battle.
We are on the cusp of a new era of computing, with Google, IBM and other tech companies using a theory launched by Einstein to build machines capable of solving seemingly impossible tasks.
A baby grown from a flake of skin or from the genes of three parents – the future of reproduction is mind-boggling.
We can’t stop craving eternity.