"How will that impact human evolution going forward?"

The end of random mutations

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Sat, May 20th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this episode of PBS Digital Studios, host Joe Hanson, Ph.D. looks at the impact on human evolution CRISPR will have once "nonrandom mutation and unnatural selection?" are the norm.

In part 4 of our special series on human ancestry and evolution, we look into the future. Now that genetic engineering tools like CRISPR allow us to edit our genes, how will that impact human evolution going forward? Are designer babies or eugenics around the corner? Welcome to a world of nonrandom mutation and unnatural selection.

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