The science of transhumanism: How technology will lead to a new race of super-intelligent immortal beings (IF you can afford it)
- The development of biotechnology could lend disease, ageing and even death
- Humans may take on new forms through prosthetics or genetic engineering
- 'Transhumanism' is the idea that humans should transcend their natural state and limitations through the use of technology
- But researchers caution that this could lead to a scenario where masses of people forced to serve the technologically superior 'Humanity 2.0'