We will become the authors of our own genetic code.
A range of genetic disorders will be identified at birth, or even conception, and tiny, preprogrammed viruses will be sent into the body to penetrate compromised cells and correct the damage. Changing the adult body at the first signs of illness will be just as easy, he predicts.
There’s no reason, Prof Church says, why people won’t be able to live to be 120, and then 150.
“There used to be this attitude: here’s your genetic destiny, get used to it,” Prof Church says. “Now the attitude is: genetics is really about the environmental changes you can make to change your destiny.”
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This is brilliant-but exactly the kind of stuff Republicans like Romney and Perry would try to prevent from happening- keep it medieval- the 2012 republican silent mantra..