Due to our knowledge, technology and science we are able to take life and redesign it radically. Life has become a programable machine. We can now change the world and its inhabitants.

Dr. Adam Rutherford tries to find out what man kind can do with this power and how you can abuse it. Amongst other things, he visits a farm where spider silk can be won out of goat milk.

Moreover researchers could control human emotions by implanting biological machines in our bodies. Rutherford tries to answer the ethnic questions connected to this project.

Playing God

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