Daniel Sinclair @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China. Aug. 26, 2019 1 min read

"He Jiankui was a rogue scientist"

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 https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2019/08/chinas-military-pursuing-biotech/159167/?oref=DefenseOneTCO 

I'm surprised the PLA isn't micro-dosing too

To be fair, the U.S. Air Force also dropped Adderall in favor of Modafinil. And DARPA has been exploring genetic engineering for some time, including an anecdote — or what could be thought of as ephemeral genome probably-not-for-combat edits — program.  https://www.darpa.mil/program/safe-genes 

Okay, so that DARPA genetics buildup is not a not-for-combat CRISPR program. I don’t dislike it? But can we make a better sunscreen first? 🥴  https://onezero.medium.com/the-government-aims-to-use-crispr-to-make-soldiers-radiation-proof-3e18b00c9553 


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