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Sunday, February 21 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Should we build a better human?

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A far-ranging talk on new medical and health technologies that are already allowing us to push beyond the boundary between the sick and the healthy to potentially enhance humans, and possibly increase human life expectancy. What are these technologies, and what are the implications, good and bad, if they work? David Ewing Duncan, aka the Experimental Man, has test-driven himself many of the technologies, and writes about their implications for the Daily Beast, New York Times, Wired, and others.

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David Ewing Duncan

David Ewing Duncan is an expert on future trends in the convergence of health, IT and bioscience. An award-winning journalist, David is a columnist for The Daily Beast and the chief correspondent for NPR Talk’s Biotech Nation. He writes for The New York Times, Atlantic, Fortune, Wired, National Geographic, Discover and many other publications. His latest book is “When I’m 164: The new science of radical life extension, and... Read More →


Sunday February 21, 2016 9:15am - 10:15am
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