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The Resource Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future, Michael Bess

Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future, Michael Bess

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Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future
Title
Our grandchildren redesigned
Title remainder
life in the bioengineered society of the near future
Statement of responsibility
Michael Bess
Title variation
Life in the bioengineered society of the near future
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Bess, Michael
Dewey number
610.28
Index
index present
LC call number
R856
LC item number
.B44 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Medical innovations
  • Social change
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Medical innovations
  • Social change
Label
Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future, Michael Bess
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Envisioning the future : between the Jetsons and the Singularity -- Pharmaceuticals -- Bioelectronics -- Genetics and epigenetics -- Wild cards : nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology -- Should we reengineer the human condition? -- Who gets enhanced? -- A fragmenting species? : cultural preferences inscribed into biology -- If I ran the zoo : adventures along the plant-animal-human-machine borderlands -- Mechanization of the self -- Turbocharging moral character -- Shared intimacies : monitoring and transmitting mental information -- Virtual reality and (yawn) this other reality -- Til death do us no longer part: implications of extremely long health spans -- New sounds for the old guitar : sex, food, privacy, the arts, warfare -- Why extreme modifications should be postponed, or, the Singularity can wait -- Humane values in a world of moderate enhancements -- What you and I can do today -- Enhancing humility : some concluding thoughts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 298 pages
Isbn
9780807052174
Lccn
2015004102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn900594511
  • (OCoLC)900594511
Label
Our grandchildren redesigned : life in the bioengineered society of the near future, Michael Bess
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Envisioning the future : between the Jetsons and the Singularity -- Pharmaceuticals -- Bioelectronics -- Genetics and epigenetics -- Wild cards : nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology -- Should we reengineer the human condition? -- Who gets enhanced? -- A fragmenting species? : cultural preferences inscribed into biology -- If I ran the zoo : adventures along the plant-animal-human-machine borderlands -- Mechanization of the self -- Turbocharging moral character -- Shared intimacies : monitoring and transmitting mental information -- Virtual reality and (yawn) this other reality -- Til death do us no longer part: implications of extremely long health spans -- New sounds for the old guitar : sex, food, privacy, the arts, warfare -- Why extreme modifications should be postponed, or, the Singularity can wait -- Humane values in a world of moderate enhancements -- What you and I can do today -- Enhancing humility : some concluding thoughts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 298 pages
Isbn
9780807052174
Lccn
2015004102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn900594511
  • (OCoLC)900594511

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