Category Archives: Technology – Future Trends
Scientists may soon be able to ‘cut and paste’ DNA to cure deadly diseases and design perfect babies
By Tanya Lewis
“There’s a scarier possibility linked with CRISPR, too: Scientists — or anyone with access to a basic biology lab — could unleash genetic mutations that could spread fairly easily through a population of animals, and the results could be irreversible.”
By William M Briggs
Here’s the breathless headline: “Scientists claim they can change your belief on immigrants and God — with MAGNETS.”
Artificial wombs, able to gestate a foetus outside the body, will completely upend feminism’s accepted arguments on bodily autonomy – for good or ill
By Roni Caryn Rabin
Does your teenager have a texting problem?
In the future, the steel industry could be higher tech, with more robots and fewer workers.
Industry leaders see the steel business evolving over the coming decade. Change could come fast and it could be painful.
By Sarah Knapton
The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.