Powerful ideas in this piece. The potential for mischief and destruction of life, as we know it, on this planet seems real. Worth reading and thinking about. It seems the genie is out of the bottle and this is some of the evidence.
Sequencing the human genome turned out to be a red herring. Very few diseases are hard coded. What happens after DNA codes for proteins is where the rubber meets the road. This article shows how this new emphasis in biotechnology is being exploited to better our lives.