Amanpour and Company

Michael Specter on "Higher Animals" & the Biotech Revolution

Clip: 03/27/2023 | 18m 1s  | Video has closed captioning.

The COVID-19 vaccine was made possible by breakthrough MRNA technology -- just one development in an ongoing scientific revolution. New Yorker writer Michael Specter is the author of a new audiobook, "Higher Animals: Vaccines, Synthetic Biology, and the Future of Life." He speaks with Walter Isaacson about the possibilities and the risks of these latest scientific breakthroughs.

Aired: 03/27/23

Rating: NR

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