There have been at least 25 prototype humans. We are but one more model, and there is no evidence evolution has stopped. So unless you think Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern are the be all and end all of creation, and it just does not get any better… then one has to ask what is next?
Enriquez and Gullans, two of the world’s most eminent science authors, researchers, and entrepreneurs, answer this by taking you into a world where humans increasingly shape their environment, their own selves, and other species. It is a world where our bodies harbor 100 times more microbial cells than human cells. A place where a gene cocktail may allow many more to climb an 8000 meter peak without oxygen. And where, given the right drug, one could have a 77% chance of becoming a centenarian. By the end you will see a broad, and sometimes scary, map of life sciences driven change. These rapid changes will alter just our bodies but our core religious, government, and social structures as mankind transitions into a new species, a Homo evolutis, which directly and deliberately controls its own evolution and that of many other species.