Could Algae Help Uncover the Meaning of Life?

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BIG HELP FROM A LITTLE FRIEND

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OPTOGENETICS: COMBINING LIGHT AND GENETICS TO CONTROL THE ACTIVITY OF CELLS

SO HOW IS OPTOGENETICS BEING USED?

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WHAT COMES NEXT FOR OPTOGENETICS?

David Anderson, a biology professor at the California Institute of Technology said regarding drug treatments, “If you dump a gallon of oil over your car’s engine, some of it will dribble into the right place, but a lot of it will end up doing more harm than good.”

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o Would that allow us to experience all sensations remotely?
o Could we stop experiencing pain?
o Could we simulate a physical response to touch in prosthetics?
o Could we download our memories?
o Would we even need our physical bodies to experience life?

Source: https://dahyde.com/2019/03/24/the-creation-of-adam-by-michelangelo-the-hidden-meaning/

THINGS ARE ABOUT TO CHANGE

o If we could create “superhumans” with extended memory or increased brain capacity, would the transformation process be expensive? Would this create a financial-based divide between enhanced and original brains?
o Is creativity able to be programmed? Could the arts one day be consumed by science?
o Could we be creating our own Brave New World with no adversity? Would we still appreciate joy if we did not know its absence?

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