Just as no one in the 80s believed that computers would one day govern every aspect of our lives, today most of us still don’t believe that gene editing will change very much.

This new video from Kurzgesagt – In a Nushell takes a look at the history of genetic engineering, the advent of CRISPR, and how this will impact the future. 

“Designer babies, the end of diseases, genetically modified humans that never age. Outrageous things that used to be science fiction are suddenly becoming reality. The only thing we know for sure is that things will change irreversibly.”

Plus the animation is stunningly beautiful. Happy Monday everyone!

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