Why Bill Gates thinks gene editing and artificial intelligence could save the world

GeekWire | Feb 15, 2020 at 2:20 AM
  • Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been working to improve the state of global health through his nonprofit foundation for 20 years, and today he told the nation’s premier scientific gathering that advances in artificial intelligence and gene editing could accelerate those improvements exponentially in the years ahead.
  • Millions more are being spent to find new ways fighting sickle-cell disease and HIV in humans.
  • Other projects focus on measuring the balance of different types of microbes in the human gut, using high-throughput gene sequencing.