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Why It Matters

Hack your DNA, and change your destiny. CRISPR-Cas9 is a gene editing tool that can eradicate diseases, and maybe one day even enhance our looks, personalities, and abilities. How does it do that, and are we ready for it? Joshua finds out what conditions he could be passing down to his children with a DNA test, and questions if CRISPR could write them away.
Why It Matters

Why It Matters - S4E4: Should We Hack Our DNA?

02 Sep 2020 10:00pm
Hack your DNA, and change your destiny. CRISPR-Cas9 is a gene editing tool that can eradicate diseases, and maybe one day even enhance our looks, personalities, and abilities. How does it do that, and are we ready for it? Joshua finds out what conditions he could be passing down to his children with a DNA test, and questions if CRISPR could write them away.

Why It Matters

About the show:

The future is here. And it’s getting more complicated.

To help make sense of it all, host Joshua Lim returns with a brand-new season of Why It Matters.

From cheating death, to imitating nature, to roaming the brave new world of the metaverse, our inquisitive host explores the emerging technologies and trends on the horizon that would transform our lives.

Join him as he helps us decode the future, and uncover what matters in our increasingly complex world and why it matters.

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