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Genetics: enhancements and upgrades, genetic weapons

By the year 2050, we will have genetic enhancement and upgrades. Enhancement is making current genes better then they already are – for example, to make the body absorb nutrients ten percent more efficiently. Genetic upgrades are about either replacing the genomes that are bad for the body and survival or taking advantage of animal DNA by replacing human DNA with it.

Imagine being able to have the sense of smell of a dog, the hearing of a bat or the eyesight of an eagle. Naturally, by the end of the 2050's, we might see physically altered individuals who change their sex or modify their appearance to resemble a wolf.

Military will use the technology for creating genetically enhanced combat units: chimeras or completely artificial beings, who are both lethal to the enemy and completely loyal to their commanders. Genetic soldiers will have special muscular or cerebral upgrades and enhancements to survive and fight better.

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Vincent Karlsson Idk
24 Sep 2021
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23 Sep 2021
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Aron Persson Bäckängsgymnasiet SA21T I will use genetic enhancements erase the black skin gene, this will provent all form of racism.
20 Sep 2021
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González Ortiz Juan I think its practical military approach is unnecessary, and genetic modification of human DNA should be considered to increase life expectancy.
07 Sep 2021
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Jim Myers Any upgrade such as the sense of smell of a dog would require larger nasal passages and new nerve endings. Eyesight of an eagle would require different eyes. Any gene therapy to do this would not be simple or painless. It would almost be easier to just transplant eyes, if we have the tech to do it.
18 Jun 2021
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03 Jun 2021
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bob dtyutfyutyti
03 Jun 2021
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Chiara Girolami Human DNA IS animal DNA. Genetic enhancement is already being put forth by the CRISPR method of RNA copies. Can easily get in the hands of military officials with enough incentives and funds. Can also easily slip into a eugenics argument.
25 Apr 2021
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Pedro Osso Chiara Girolami, does that not mean that their prediction is probable?
28 Jul 2021