Interesting idea raised by Jimmy in another thread - if an advanced race fully understood their DNA they could recreate themselves as they saw fit.  Topic for discussion: What would be the ultimate modifications?

I'm imagining almost all brain, living in an almost indestructible metal shell connected to robotic limbs that could be changed out as necessary.  What do YOU think?

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I hope to see 'rentalable Avatars' in time. I would love to visit the Moon for a nice walk, and just sit on that very dry beach watching the Earth rise.

Have you read The Holy Machine, by Chris Beckett.  It is thought provoking.

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On a lighter side, I think it would be cool if they could develop gene therapy to alter the colour of your hair. :D

What's wrong with the color of my hair?

I earned every gray hair, every wrinkle, and every disfunctional coping skill. I still do not live under a bridge, have most of my, sometimes tired, brain cells!   

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