Scorpion poison genes added to cabbages kill caterpillers

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Biotechnology, Genetics, Gene Therapy, Stem Cells

Frankenstein goes shopping. Designer food - Co-op food retailing group announced a ban on selling beef, pork or other meat with added human genes. They also banned "superveg" containing genes from animals, and committed to labelling all foods where new genes have been added from other species.

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What is Human Genetics? - Video

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Future of biotechnology, genetics, health care, pharmaceutical industry. Human genetics to change people, study inheritance, alteration of human genetic code by artificial means etc. Human genetics to predict who has genetic abnormalities - see genetic testing. Watch video lecture about future medicine and health care, gene therapy, biotechnology, and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Humanised pork chops, scorpion poison salad and rubber tomatos

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Human genes for breakfast?  You may one day be eating steak, chicken, pork or lamb made from human and animal genes. Genes are the building blocks of life. They control eye colour, height, intelligence, and a million other things that make us human.

Archive 1994

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Flies with eyes on wings, vaccine in bananas, breast milk in cows

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Pigs with human genes have been in the news as Cambridge surgeons prepare to transplant their hearts and kidneys into human beings, but this is only scratching the surface of the revolution taking place in the world of genetics.

Archive 1997

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Monkey head transplant - "humans next" - Video

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Head transplants in monkeys, headless frog, cloned sheep, designer humans - yes everything is different now - Video (1997)

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Developments in Stem Cell Research

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Developments in Stem Cell Research - video

How scientists will use stem cells to slow down ageing in humans.

Comment by Dr Patrick Dixon on stem cell research and science of ageing, health care, life expectancy, medical advances, pensions, retirement, lifestyles.

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You are more than a bag of biodata

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More than a bag of biodata - The mystery of life.Making new kinds of animals, plants or even humans is within our grasp using gene technology and British companies are leading the way. One such company is British Biotech (Archive 1994).

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Human milk from cows and other farming issues - Video

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Human milk from cows - The pros and cons of genetic engineering in farm animals

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Germ Warfare - Video

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Mutant superbugs, viruses, plague - video / pictures. What is germ warfare? Threat from chemical weapons and biological agents as weapons of mass destruction.Potential risks of germ warfare agents as terrorist / biological weapons.

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Smallpox - Video

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Mutant superbugs, viruses, plague - video / pictures. What are biological weapons eg smallpox? Threat from chemical weapons and biological agents as weapons of mass destruction.

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