Could animals learn to speak human?Episode 3
Can we cure genetic diseases by rewriting DNA?
If We Could Engineer Animals to Be as Smart as Humans—Should We? Edd Gent, January 16, 2018.
Should we we make animals smarter? Brain research raises the possibility of a very exotic future. By Emily Anthes Globe Correspondent, March 31, 2013
Too Hard For Science? David Brin – Raising Animals to Human Levels of Intelligence. By Charles Q. Choi on April 29, 2011.
George Orwell, Review of Mein Kampf, The New English Weekly, March 21, 1940
Enard W, Gehre S, Hammerschmidt K, Hölter SM, Blass T, Somel M, et al. (May 2009). “A humanized version of Foxp2 affects cortico-basal ganglia circuits in mice“. Cell. 137 (5): 961–71. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2009.03.041
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