Continue reading...We asked our advisors “What technology or scientific discovery will be the most revolutionary within the next 20 years?” Here are their responses…
“Machine learning will be ubiquitous, just as applications of traditional computer algorithms are ubiquitous now.”
The ability for scientists to create “artificial gametes”—functional human sperm and eggs cells produced in the lab—could fundamentally change society. The idea would be that a doctor could take a skin cell from a patient, convert those skin cells into stem cells in the lab via cellular reprogramming, and culture the stem cells in a dish to coax them to differentiate into germ cells capable of generating sperm or eggs. Scientists...
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