M started out with a PhD in philosophy from Harvard. He left academia to found three startup companies that created new ways to solve old problems. He is currently a research scientist at an Institute doing, well, research. He lives in Cambridge, MA.
What if we could create life from chemicals? What if we could reduce love to molecules, regrow new hearts from skin cells, or regrow new humans from cuttings, like plants? What if we could resurrect our ancestors, make ourselves immortal, or even grow younger? If these science fiction scenarios give you pause, you are a little behind the news. It’s already happening, in labs all over the world.