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HARDtalk - Julian Savulescu - Medical ethicist

Stephen Sackur speaks to the Australian-born, Oxford-based medical ethicist Julian Savulescu, asking if we can trust ourselves to be masters of our own biology.

Stephen Sackur speaks to the Australian-born, Oxford-based medical ethicist Julian Savulescu, asking if we can trust ourselves to be masters of our own biology.

From genetic engineering to bioscience, human beings are close to acquiring the ability not just to combat disease, but to enhance and perfect our species. But should we seek to do it, or should we shy away from a path that led to eugenics?

  • Broadcast on BBC News Channel, 2:30AM Sat, 4 Jan 2014
  • Available until 2:59AM Sun, 4 Jan 2015
  • First broadcast BBC News Channel, 4:30AM Mon, 25 Nov 2013
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  • Duration 30 minutes

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