Tag Archives: genetic engineering

Genetically Modified Faces Coming Soon

Most future sex tech forecasters, along with the media in general, focus on the coming of the sex robots and ever increasing sophistication of virtual and augmented reality porn. This has already led to the young adult generation of today being termed ‘digisexuals’ by some of these pundits. The future of sex and dating is… Read more »

Scientists to Mix DNA of Women and Foxes through CRISPR?

The above post from a Facebook transhumanist group is obviously intended to be funny (and it is!), but perhaps it raises some interesting points. For example, in the not too distant future, when gene editing for cosmetic and personal (and sexual) enhancement is perhaps commonplace, genes taken from animals might be regularly inserted into humans.… Read more »

Researchers reconstruct human faces from their genomes

CRAIG VENTER, a biologist and boss of Human Longevity, a San Diego-based company that is building the world’s largest genomic database, is something of a rebel. In the late 1990s he declared that the international, publicly funded project to sequence the human genome was going about it the wrong way, and he developed a cheaper… Read more »

Is the ultimate key to human happiness an eternal orgasm?

‘it’s a curious idea to reproduce when you don’t even like life’. (Michael Houellebecq – Elementary Particles) I’ve been reading one of the best non-fiction books I’ve enjoyed in a long time this last week. It’s ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind‘ by the Israeli academic Yuval Noah Harari. It really is an absorbing read,… Read more »