Originally broadcast on Against the Grain, KPFA 94.1 FM
Wedensday, June 12, 2013
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Worried about genetically modified organisms, and GM food? Well, a number of scientists are pursuing the genetic modification of humans, altering DNA sequences that will be passed along to future generations. According to Stuart Newman, inheritable genetic engineering is deeply problematic; he argues that its proponents misunderstand the nature of living things and the process of human evolution.