Kyle Kurpinski and John McCaslin (host of America's Morning News) have a brief discussion of the promises and perils of the biotech revolution. Prepare yourself.
Admit it: You've often considered cloning yourself just to have a spare kidney for emergencies. Bad idea, pal. Oh, and that genius shark you've always wanted as a pet? Also stupid. In the following clip, the authors discuss some common misconceptions about cloning and biotechnology from chapter 3 of How to Defeat Your Own Clone. (Thanks to Diesel Bookstore in Oakland for hosting the event. The complete ~30 min video can be found here, courtesy of FORA.tv).