In "Brief Answers to the Big Questions", Hawking suggests the wealthy will soon be able to edit their own and their children's DNA to create superhumans with improved memory, disease resistance, intelligence and longevity.
Acclaimed physicist Stephen Hawking's last message to the universe is a plea for unity in the "isolated and insular" age of Brexit and Trump, and his fear that a "global revolt against experts" might get in the way of finding the next Einstein to solve our biggest problems.
"He realized that people specifically wanted his answers to these questions", the scientist's daughter, Lucy Hawking, who helped complete the book, told CNN.
The book was an attempt to "bring together the most definitive, clearest, most authentic answers that he gave". "I prefer to think that everything can be explained another way, by the laws of nature".
Hawking, who was wheelchair bound due to motor neurone disease, dedicated his life's work to unravelling the mysteries of the universe.
Attempting to answer the question "How do we shape the future?" in the book's final chapter, the scientist writes: "Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet".
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'No and yes. In principal the laws allow us to predict the future but in practice it is too hard'. The book also discusses whether humans will survive on earth.
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"There are forms of intelligent life out there", he writes.
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The renowned theoretical physicist, who died in March this year, made the grim prediction in a collection of essays and articles recently published by the UK's Sunday Times, prior to the release of a book containing a collection of writings by Dr Hawking.
Hawking warned that this genetic augmentation could create a race of "superhumans" - causing natural humans to die out or become unimportant.
He says that by the time people realise what is happening with climate change, it may be too late.
Hawking's theory refers to techniques such as Crispr, a DNA-editing system that allows scientists to modify harmful genes or add new ones.
"Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist", he said.
"He was deeply anxious that at a time when the challenges are global, we were becoming increasingly local in our thinking", Lucy Hawking said.
While the results indicated Warren may indeed have some Native American heritage - anywhere from 1/64 to 1/1,024 - Rep. Elizabeth Warren's strong stance in politics has her at odds to be the next President of the USA come 2020.
The Boko Haram terrorists on Monday executed the second International Committee of the Red Cross , ICRC , aid worker, Hauwa Leman. ISWAP said in a statement that Liman and Khorsa were because they were apostates and that Leah Sharibu will be kept as a slave.
Ahead of Monday's talks, South Korea banned a North Korean defector-turned-journalist from the press pool covering the event. The French President insisted plans to keep their relationship this way, until the situation with North Korea "evolves".
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But the economy was already in a strong recovery when Trump moved into the White House, and he still boosted the deficit. Bush, higher military spending after September 11, 2001, and the costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
But he stressed that the CSU still emerged as the state's strongest party with a mandate to form the next Bavarian government. Exit polls are not final results, but are fairly reliable in Germany and give a general picture of the final count.
During the 2017-18 flu season - the deadliest flu season in four decades - 80,000 Americans died, including 180 children. For example, 30-percent of parents believe the flu shot is a conspiracy and nearly as many believe that it causes autism.
She said Mr Khashoggi was required to surrender his mobile phone, which is standard practice in some diplomatic missions. Khashoggi has not been seen since his fiancee saw him enter the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on October 2.
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Morrison said Australia remained committed to finding a two-state solution to Israel's conflict with the Palestinians. On Tuesday, Mr Morrison said his thinking had been guided by Australia's former ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma.
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New Porsche Panamera GTS goes official with 338 kW!
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Shaw, Pant shine as India eye big lead against Windies
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