The Genesis Machine is a very readable story about how the DNA world is shifting from reading the genetic code to writing and editing it. Amy Webb and Andrew Hessel then take the reader on a journey of possible world changing events that could result from this new technology.
The Genesis Machine
Steven Strogatz, author of Infinite Powers
You may not realize it yet, but your life – and all of life itself – is about to change. From programmable genes to designer medicines, synthetic biology is going to transform everything. The Genesis Machine is a surprisingly intimate, incisive, and readable guide to the opportunities, risks, and moral dilemmas of the brave new world ahead.
Jane Metcalfe, cofounder of Wired and CEO of NEO.LIFE
The Genesis Machine is a brilliant pairing of two visionaries who offer us a comprehensive take on making a better world through biology
[D]eeply researched but accessible prose… A wrinkle on the near future that many readers will not have pondered—and should.
[A] thought-provoking introduction to synthetic biology…[a] breathtaking science, but it is also scary. Who’s in charge, and where are the brakes?