It's Okay to Be Smart

CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution

Season 4 Episode 33 | 5m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 05/17/17

Rating: NR


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