Publisher description for Extreme science : transplanting your head and other feats of the future / the editors of Scientific American, Peter Jedicke, project editor.


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From the pages of Scientific American comes the latest information and explorations into the futuristic world of biotechnology.

-Recent breakthroughs in human longevity and life extension
-Tissue engineering and the regeneration of limbs and organs
-Biochemistry, from transgenic crops to biological warfare
-The results and ramifications of the Human Genome Project
-The current and future state of cloning and artificial wombs
-Radical biotech: head transplants, artificial intelligence, and virtual senses


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Medicine Forecasting, Biotechnology Forecasting