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Scientists now claim a brave new world of designer humans is on our doorstep. Is this an illusion, a disaster, or a great opportunity to reinvent what it means to be human? Life extension proponent Aubrey de Grey and philosopher John Harris take on bioethicist Mary Warnock and Cambridge physicist Athene Donald.
Lisa Barnes on 27/03/2012 11:34am
Is it feasible that this is the sort of change that could happen over night? Could we really suddenly start living to 200? If not - and it seems unlikely - surely our society and economy would have time to adjust to a new time frame, just as we have been for the last few hundred years.
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