New technologies and biological insights are providing unprecedented ways of improving our health.
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Medical decisions can now be guided by the unique clues in our genes.
We can now manipulate neurons, gaining insight into the brain and helping to repair damage.
Inside the era of increasingly effective drugs.
The ability to precisely alter human genes could revolutionize medicine and medical research.
Why stick to what nature gives us when we can synthesize our own genetic pathways?
Advances in electronics and biomedicine are greatly increasing human capabilities.
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