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David Ewing Duncan Learns How to Live Forever

“With large-scale recoding, you have to wonder whether new and improved genomes would make us someone different altogether.”

Our own David Ewing Duncan learns how to live forever after speaking with George Church, a geneticist who studies DNA. Duncan describes how Church experiments with recoding and synthesizing DNA in various organisms, including humans, so that the genome could potentially become resistant to infection. Duncan’s own Y chromosome is being studied right now. Curious to know more? Read the full article for Wired here!