The world is changing. The question is whether or not we will realize it soon enough for any of us to make a single bit of difference.  Behind the scenes, a debate has taken place about to what extent the People’s Republic of China has engaged in a controversial practice called gene-doping.

Gene-doping is a series of techniques for genetic manipulation and modification.  You may have heard of it in the past as being called gene-therepy, a practice which manipulates genetics in order to help sick people.  Whether you call it gene-doping or gene-therepy depends if you are using the techniques on a healthy person or a sick person, or the difference could simply lay in a moral judgement which you are making.

What are the potential benefits of gene-doping?  Well, there are is a cocktail of possibilities.