Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever - CRISPR

  • Published: 10 August 2016
  • Designer babies, the end of diseases, genetically modified humans that never age. Outrageous things that used to be science fiction are suddenly becoming reality. The only thing we know for sure is that things will change irreversibly.
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    -timeline of computer development:
    - Selective breeding:
    - DNA:
    - Radiation research:
    - inserting DNA snippets into organisms:
    - First genetically modified animal:
    - First GM patent:
    - chemicals produced by GMOs:
    - Flavr Savr Tomato:
    - First Human Engineering:
    - glowing fish:
    - CRISPR:
    - HIV cut from cells and rats with CRISPR:
    - first human CRISPR trials fighting cancer:
    first human CRISPR trial approved by Chinese for August 2016:
    - genetic diseases:
    - pregnancies with Down Syndrome terminated:
    ( 1999 European study)
    - CRISPR and aging:
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    • Fortonor
      Fortonor  Il y a 13 heures

      "All we might need is to convince a smart billionaire to make it their next problem to solve" is a perfect description of capitalism and why it's bad. Why have democratically elected governments that can (and are obligated to) do useful stuff as their job? Let's just concentrate most resources in hands of random billionaires, and then try to "convince" them to solve our problems. It's like feudalism never ended, isn't it? :D

      • Bonnie Channel
        Bonnie Channel  Il y a 2 jours

        Okay, if human can life forever, first thing first stop making babies! The world will overpopulated and we will fight each other even for food.

        • c a n i g e t a d a m n h u g ? U

          Medicine is a business. I doubt anyone would want their business to be interfered with.

          • Depressed Equestrian
            Depressed Equestrian  Il y a 22 jours

            *_420 Likes at the moment_*

            • Nirbhay Matta
              Nirbhay Matta  Il y a 22 jours

              It's 2019, I want to know an update on this! Please Kurzgesagt?

              • Duy Quang Nguyen
                Duy Quang Nguyen  Il y a 38 minutes

                If I can live one thousand years and everyone is better after generations so in 500 hundred years after my birth everyone will think I am a normie

                • Jordan Joes
                  Jordan Joes  Il y a heure

                  What the 🖕🏿 is wrong with your voice

                  • Dat Poyo
                    Dat Poyo  Il y a 5 heures

                    Why Do I Think This Is Way to Funny? 1:32

                    • Nintendork
                      Nintendork  Il y a 6 heures

                      You can do your genetic enegineering if you pick with your brain not your "love", 1st filter a healthy girl/boy of an relatevely healthy familiy three (brothers/sisters/parents-direct aunt-uncle/grendparents, after your filter that then you choose if you like the girl/boy or not, make plenty of candidates.

                      • S y n
                        S y n  Il y a 7 heures

                        we all die soon over 13.09trillion years because of super nova explosion(means the sun will explode after a few 1 mil uears

                        • Tam Zalman
                          Tam Zalman  Il y a 12 heures

                          Mingling with the seed of man

                          • pccbenny
                            pccbenny  Il y a 14 heures

                            wow look, nothin

                            • Accurate Gamer
                              Accurate Gamer  Il y a 17 heures

                              2050: Mom its just cancer, hiv, diabetes, and ebola. Ill sleep over it, Ill be fine.

                              • Luca Dario Bützberger
                                Luca Dario Bützberger  Il y a 19 heures

                                Oh god, catgirls are going to be everywhere 😬 But well, I have to admit that having a long and thin tail would be very cool and useful in many cases😏 Maby in the future, we will have usefull feet that can grab stuff, a tail to complement our hands and some small webbed skin to improve movement in water.

                                • Jada Campbell
                                  Jada Campbell  Il y a 23 heures

                                  1:42 *exists* say sike right now

                                  • james McDonald
                                    james McDonald  Il y a jour

                                    Just curious what we can do with machine learning and crisper together :O ! But yet, are we going o stay in this limbic system or are gonna go full digital transferring consciousness to it's digital form (or maybe quantum digital form)? Nice video, but has some dark jokes in it xD xD (or maybe my dirty mind perceive them that way)!

                                    • Nerd Is The New Black
                                      Nerd Is The New Black  Il y a jour

                                      @t I'm looking to make a educational youtube channel like this , if you want to help you can donate here

                                      • Nerd Is The New Black
                                        Nerd Is The New Black  Il y a jour

                                        @t I'm looking to make a educational youtube channel like this , if you want to help you can donate here

                                        • Nerd Is The New Black
                                          Nerd Is The New Black  Il y a jour

                                          @t I'm looking to make a educational youtube channel like this , if you want to help you can donate here

                                          • Lich King
                                            Lich King  Il y a jour

                                            0:13 "hot nerds near you," who knew people were REALLY into these types of channels

                                            • the true pineapple gaming

                                              my younger brother thaniel has down syndrome. you may be able to see him in some of my videos.

                                              • Pidgy 016
                                                Pidgy 016  Il y a jour


                                                • Mister Man
                                                  Mister Man  Il y a jour

                                                  I'm glad people aren't this smart yet

                                                  • Lil’saprel gaming
                                                    Lil’saprel gaming  Il y a jour

                                                    Even if we could end aging the world would be extremely over populated

                                                    • Lil’saprel gaming
                                                      Lil’saprel gaming  Il y a jour

                                                      Anything but medical Will ruin our social structure

                                                      • Lee Han
                                                        Lee Han  Il y a jour

                                                        Wait... what happens if there will be another hitler and he will never die??

                                                        • Hùng Nguyễn Đức
                                                          Hùng Nguyễn Đức  Il y a jour

                                                          3:36 Rick and Morty spotted

                                                          • dickie825
                                                            dickie825  Il y a jour

                                                            They will manage to prolong life but at the same time it will be very easy to die due to terror, crime, dangerous new technology and trouble around the world.

                                                            • VAHGAR ANARUHK
                                                              VAHGAR ANARUHK  Il y a 2 jours

                                                              With so many enhancements in our body we may need to eat so much more than we do now just to survive the modifications like strong muscles,etc.

                                                              • JustSomeRando
                                                                JustSomeRando  Il y a 2 jours

                                                                So your saying if I was just born a little later I could’ve been a genetically modified cat girl

                                                                • Gene Choi
                                                                  Gene Choi  Il y a 2 jours

                                                                  At 10:00 Is that Goku going Super Saiyan?! Damn... the potentials of CRISPR just got real

                                                                  • JERSLE CHRYSLER
                                                                    JERSLE CHRYSLER  Il y a 2 jours

                                                                    GUYS IM TELLING YOU RIGHT NOW WERE THE ALIENS WE IMAGINED

                                                                    • Jed Mask
                                                                      Jed Mask  Il y a 2 jours

                                                                      This is evil and wrong: genetic engineering is tampering with God's creation. Let's not support this people around the world...

                                                                      • John Vlahos
                                                                        John Vlahos  Il y a 2 jours

                                                                        The door has been opened

                                                                        • Blue Tea Art
                                                                          Blue Tea Art  Il y a 2 jours

                                                                          So Kahn From Star Trek was right

                                                                          • Wang Hei CHONG
                                                                            Wang Hei CHONG  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                            Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid

                                                                            • Note Nopeti
                                                                              Note Nopeti  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                              Run in the 80's!!!!

                                                                              • KG Guitar
                                                                                KG Guitar  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                We also need to teach humanity how to keep our population in check and not to make babies left and right, if we are to be healthier and live longer.

                                                                                • ThatFatCat Pp
                                                                                  ThatFatCat Pp  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                  If your kids genes are edited, will they still be your biological kids?

                                                                                  • Cobalt _ Gaming
                                                                                    Cobalt _ Gaming  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                    3:31 RICK AND MORTYYYYY

                                                                                    • Eye aym gae
                                                                                      Eye aym gae  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                      Cool now we can finally solve women brains and make them a bit better and helpful.

                                                                                      • PoGio Dark
                                                                                        PoGio Dark  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                        I want to know the future

                                                                                        • angelos efstratiou
                                                                                          angelos efstratiou  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                          Imagine when the perfectly geneticaly modified man comes to steal ur girl We re done normal boiz

                                                                                          • Кирило Ігошев
                                                                                            Кирило Ігошев  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                            "Imagine you were alive back in the 1980-ies". Well, that sound mildly embarrassing, since I WAS ALIVE back in the 1980-ies LOL

                                                                                            • Patrick
                                                                                              Patrick  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                              Nice, we'll then see billions of buff and genius babies roaming around.

                                                                                              • ailurophile
                                                                                                ailurophile  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                                Hi! Would you do an update on this? What happened in the last 3 years?

                                                                                                • Canadianbutt 275
                                                                                                  Canadianbutt 275  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                  GEH Genetically Engineered Humans

                                                                                                  • Rosa Indica
                                                                                                    Rosa Indica  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                    Beauty and the beast coming......

                                                                                                    • Washington Strong arm
                                                                                                      Washington Strong arm  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                      The US is going to cripple itself with ethnic and regulations, while the Chinese and the Russians are moving forward rapidly. We are doomed to lose the race !

                                                                                                      • LaconicHighlander
                                                                                                        LaconicHighlander  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                        So at the end of the day my cells were just like me. To stubborn to die😉

                                                                                                        • Sōsuke Aizen
                                                                                                          Sōsuke Aizen  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                          Cool, but when are we getting Space Marines?

                                                                                                          • Mr Mercury
                                                                                                            Mr Mercury  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                            And governments could and probably would make perfect soldiers

                                                                                                            • Mr Mercury
                                                                                                              Mr Mercury  Il y a 12 heures

                                                                                                              I actually did not know that he mentioned that

                                                                                                              • Fortonor
                                                                                                                Fortonor  Il y a 12 heures

                                                                                                                Kurz is very courteous to mention North Korea in this context, yet North Korean soldiers aren't even fighting in any wars right now. There are obviously much richer and much more aggressive countries out there whose genetically engineered soldiers will be doing most of the killing.

                                                                                                                • Luca Gentile
                                                                                                                  Luca Gentile  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                                  Is that goku? Mhhh *becomes a supersayan* I’ll take that as a yes

                                                                                                                  • manorman man
                                                                                                                    manorman man  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                                    So we would become gods?

                                                                                                                    • CL Melonshark
                                                                                                                      CL Melonshark  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                                      1:41 say sike right now

                                                                                                                      • Randy
                                                                                                                        Randy  Il y a 4 jours


                                                                                                                        • ChudLife
                                                                                                                          ChudLife  Il y a 4 jours

                                                                                                                          4:11 Okay, okay. I might not know much but that thing is from Jimmy Neutron

                                                                                                                          • Kasey Welch
                                                                                                                            Kasey Welch  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                            Anti aging is a terrible idea. We already have a problem with over population

                                                                                                                            • Mr Flippo
                                                                                                                              Mr Flippo  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                              Scientist: We can cure all diseases! We can create a much more upgraded version of the human body. Karen: *_N̶̫̗̙͍̻̘̮̺͊̆Ơ̴̙͌̈́͂͌́͋̆_*

                                                                                                                              • ShrekOnionLord
                                                                                                                                ShrekOnionLord  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                6:52 Look at the calendar 🙁

                                                                                                                                • Sasgo
                                                                                                                                  Sasgo  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                  Actually the anti aging the thing might be the thing we need to send humans on far space trips. 81000 years to go to promixa centauri? No problem boblem for our supermodified unaging humans.

                                                                                                                                  • Chris He
                                                                                                                                    Chris He  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                    The interviews in the future: What do you think you will be doing after 100 years? I will be dead... Sorry we are looking for long term commitment.

                                                                                                                                    • Rudolf Rassendyll
                                                                                                                                      Rudolf Rassendyll  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                      Asian are going to use this technology to become white

                                                                                                                                      • Kenny Hong
                                                                                                                                        Kenny Hong  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                        It's not happening -_- 4 years later.... rip

                                                                                                                                        • Gamma 9
                                                                                                                                          Gamma 9  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                          What you mean, I can't wait till I'm 200 years old m, have a ceramic skeleton and graphine skin, becoming a nigh immortal supersoilder

                                                                                                                                          • Gamma 9
                                                                                                                                            Gamma 9  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                                                                            That's what the spartan lazer is for

                                                                                                                                            • Gamma 9
                                                                                                                                              Gamma 9  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                                                                              Oh true

                                                                                                                                              • KG Guitar
                                                                                                                                                KG Guitar  Il y a 3 jours

                                                                                                                                                What's the use of being immortal supersoldier if everyone on battlefield will be immortal supersoldier..

                                                                                                                                                • Mr Reddy
                                                                                                                                                  Mr Reddy  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                                  12:17 YES! 14:50 YES!

                                                                                                                                                  • blahblah jumpswing
                                                                                                                                                    blahblah jumpswing  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                                    isolation of HIV, bringing down the cold virues/bacteria gene, herpe healing, been in front of you the entire time but noooooooooooo lets go complain and cry, and mock people cause were so stupid to try a bit better, because some dumb fuck pays to hurt people. go on make another movie or video for every one made its ten days on your pain, man the calculations that go into this. its a normal thing to think of the years of the people that are being used as a host and spread stuff, and in some peoples tiny brains dont think of the years gone by and the years gone into this, by the tiny brain calculation, everyone! should have something in the same category. but mehhhhhh, the issue is this, its not something you give to a bunch of idiots and say hey you've been a complete bitch or an asshole for 1500 years heres a reward! YOUR ACTIONS DO NOT DESERVE THIS TYPE OF HEALING IN A WORLD WHERE ALL YOU WANNA DO HARM EACH OTHER, so really whats the point of healing when all you do is plan in the background to bring harm to another.? heal me so i can carry a gun, heal me so I can bury my face between another legs, heal me so I can bring negativity to the screens, heal me just so I can go on living and forgetting anything done wrong. ahem, dont know about you i'd rather die then go on living in this pathetic world of lie upon lies upon lies, just so you can say yeah we been to the moon, no one care you moved from A to B location, people do it all the time.

                                                                                                                                                    • Zaiphon
                                                                                                                                                      Zaiphon  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                                      Thinking ethically kills Human Progress. We have to use it. Firstly we are in debt for everyone who died from these deceases and for the family that suffered with them. Secondly our world is changing and we have to adept.

                                                                                                                                                      • Н. Станојевић
                                                                                                                                                        Н. Станојевић  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                                        Can anyone tell me which branch of science is this related to? Is it molecular miology?

                                                                                                                                                        • E Dab
                                                                                                                                                          E Dab  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                                          I would give my ALL cells ALL the human body including THIER OWN IMMUNE SYSTEM, EYES, MOUTH ETC.

                                                                                                                                                          • 1503 김동우
                                                                                                                                                            1503 김동우  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                                            뭐라고? 중국이

                                                                                                                                                            • Malena Boeva
                                                                                                                                                              Malena Boeva  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                                              this brings up a very important point- banning such things won't stop people from getting what they want. it would just make it illegal and therefore more dangerous and unpredictable.

                                                                                                                                                              • Fortonor
                                                                                                                                                                Fortonor  Il y a 12 heures

                                                                                                                                                                If you have enough money, you're always one Epstein away from getting away with anything illegal.

                                                                                                                                                                • alwin soria
                                                                                                                                                                  alwin soria  Il y a 5 jours

                                                                                                                                                                  The engineered goku got me. Lol

                                                                                                                                                                  • Poisonedskull 103
                                                                                                                                                                    Poisonedskull 103  Il y a 6 jours

                                                                                                                                                                    In 12:37 they put in the disease tab “invisibility”, that isn’t a disease m8, that’s a superpower

                                                                                                                                                                    • EvenOwl 64086
                                                                                                                                                                      EvenOwl 64086  Il y a 6 jours

                                                                                                                                                                      Ayyy I'm no longer be autistic ayyyy

                                                                                                                                                                      • Neroshi Interactive
                                                                                                                                                                        Neroshi Interactive  Il y a 6 jours

                                                                                                                                                                        Turn Super Saiyan 2

                                                                                                                                                                        • Neroshi Interactive
                                                                                                                                                                          Neroshi Interactive  Il y a 6 jours

                                                                                                                                                                          Deus EX

                                                                                                                                                                          • algor unico
                                                                                                                                                                            algor unico  Il y a 6 jours

                                                                                                                                                                            Como exterminar os ratos ?

                                                                                                                                                                            • Corgi Carapace
                                                                                                                                                                              Corgi Carapace  Il y a 6 jours

                                                                                                                                                                              Stop with beating around the bush and give me my winged lizards and dodos