By Joel Garreau
Taking us backstage with today’s most desirable researchers and pioneers, bestselling writer Joel Garreau indicates that we're at a turning element in history. At this second we're engineering the subsequent degree of human evolution. via advances in genetic, robot, info, and nanotechnologies, we're changing our minds, our thoughts, our metabolisms, our personalities, our progeny–and might be our very souls. Radical Evolution unearths that the powers of our comic-book superheroes exist already, or are in improvement in hospitals, labs, and learn amenities round the country–from the revved-up reflexes and pace of Spider-Man and Superman, to the improved psychological acuity and reminiscence features of a complicated species. Over the subsequent fifteen years, Garreau makes transparent during this New York Times e-book membership optimum choice, those improvements becomes a part of our daily lives. the place will they lead us? To heaven–where technology’s promise to make us smarter, vanquish disease, and expand our lives is the reply to our prayers? Or, as a few argue, to hell–where unrestrained expertise brings concerning the final destruction of our species?