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Nessa Carey 'Hacking the Code of Life'

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Is it ethical to change the genetic material of organisms in a way that might be passed on to future generations? If a person is suffering from a lethal genetic disease, is it unethical to deny them this option? Who controls the application of this technology, when it makes ‘biohacking' - perhaps of one's own genome - a real possibility? Join Nessa Carey as she discusses her book ‘Hacking the Code of Life', a thrilling and timely snapshot of a cutting-edge technology that will radically alter our futures and the way we prevent disease.

Nessa Carey worked in the biotech and pharma industry for thirteen years and is a visiting professor at Imperial College London. Her previous books include The Epigenetics Revolution (2011) described by the Guardian as 'a book that would have Darwin swooning' and Junk DNA (2015) 'a cutting edge guide to the ever-more mysterious genome (New Scientist).

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