In Regina’s World, I make use of the gene manipulation technology Crispr. Trust me, in Regina’s hands, it’s not used in a good way.
One thing she wants to use it for is to extend her own life indefinitely. I looked when I wrote that part and could find no one seriously considering doing this in the way I described in the book.
But yesterday, a paper in Australia published a story that seems to point in the same direction I was heading. Darn it!! Stop copying me!