Episode 14 – The End of Sex, with Hank Greely.

Hank Greely, Professor of Law at Stanford, talks to us about the potential impact of biotechnologies on human sexual reproduction.

Watch it on YouTube!

“0:01” Kickstarter trailer.
“3:17” Introduction of Hank Greely.
“4:28” The end of sex.
“10:08” What can reproductive technologies reveal about potential embryo?
“18:36” What is our current understanding of the link between the genes and the resulting characteristics of an organism (the phenotype)?
“28:30” Can reproductive technologies have consequences on evolutionary dynamics in the human population?
“36:16” Evolution and adaptations to the environment in humans.

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Jean-François Gariépy is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University. He is interested in how the brain generates social behaviors.

He has received the Next Generation Award from the Society for Neuroscience for his efforts in communicating science to the general public. He maintains a Twitter account (@JFGariepy), updated regularly with recent publications in social and cognitive neuroscience. He can be contacted at

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