Christina Galbraith is a science writer in New York City. Her work has been published by Newsweek, Forbes, Huffington Post and National Review Online. She was recently head of media and content for Enhanced Education, a science foundation that supports artificial intelligence, quantum computing and established The Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University.
Radical gene-editing technology CRISPR is in the news and rightly celebrated, but another form of genetic manipulation, known as "boosting," may reshape how we face a wide range of conditions. It shows dramatic promise for...