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Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee on Genetics, MTS3K Cast, and Felicia Day: Friday’s Show (May 12, 2017)

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee on Genetics, MTS3K Cast, and Felicia Day: Friday’s Show (May 12, 2017)

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What happens when a machine begins to read its own instruction manual? No, I’m not talking about Skynet (from the Terminator films) but rather humanity’s rapidly increasing understanding of its genome – the code that makes us who were are. We’ve mapped it and identified genes that lead to certain disorders. So could we someday just turn some of those genes off and on? Or decide ...

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