Tucker, Abigail
April 2012
Smithsonian;Apr2012, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p28
The article discusses transhumanism, a movement that seeks to enhance humans through gene manipulation, nanomedicine, and "smart drugs." It comments on the transhumanist organization Humanity+ and notes that some transhumanists seek to have their bodies frozen after death. Political scientist Francis Fukuyama's reservations concerning transcendent technologies are also noted.


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