Cancer and Other Genetic Diseases
Lecture no. 53 from the course: The Joy of Science
Taught by Professor Robert M. Hazen | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Genetic research in humans is driven primarily by efforts to cure inherited diseases. Yet as we learn more about "editing" genes, we may learn to design entirely new organisms. Then the central question of genetics will not be "What is the language of life?" but rather "What limits must we place on using the language of life?"