Bettering Ourselves Through Biotech: Greater Productivity, Sharper Memories, Hair Feathers

August 22, 2002 | Source: Knowledge@Wharton

Beefing up muscle without steroids or hormones; rejuvenating damaged skin and heart tissue; ratcheting up memory function, and other therapies that promise to enhance human abilities are nearing the marketplace, thanks to ever-faster breakthroughs in biotechnology