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Kenneth H. Fleischer on 25 April 2016

Remarkably absent from this article was the broad field of biological technology. Already, researchers are dealing with synthetic, reduced-genome bacteria, and replacement organs can be created from stem cells that are created from the recipients' own skin cells. By the time another decade has passed, organ-replacement surgery will be done with organs that bear the recipients' own genomes and thus won't need lifelong immunosuppression treatments. The effects on medicine and on life spam will be huge, and there's more: The current bugbear of genetically modified foods will die off, just as other nonsensical popular notions have in the past, and foods will be strongly affected to be safer, tastier, and nutritionally superior. And all of these will be in early stages of development, just as the use of electric power was a century ago. (Electronic sound amplification was invented in 1925, and it was completely unforeseen just nine years earlier.)

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