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Genetics Unzipped: The Genesis Machine

Posted by , on 8 September 2022

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“God forbid we find ourselves in a serious geopolitical conflict because of biology and technology merging in ways that people didn’t expect or anticipate”

Amy Webb

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re exploring the frontiers of genetic engineering and synthetic biology with Amy Webb and Andrew Hessel, authors of the new book The Genesis Machine – taking a look at what’s possible now, what’s coming fast in the future, and what we as individuals and wider society should do about it.

Genetics Unzipped is the podcast from The Genetics Society. Full transcript, links and references available online at

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