11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Panpharmacon Student Club, Faculty of Pharmacy, RUAS presents Webinar on “Living Organisms to Cybernetic Organisms: Struggle for Existence or Survival Forever!”
Speaker: Dr. Gaurav Shah, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, Gujarat
Date: 17-June-2023 (Saturday)
Time: 11:30AM to 01:00PM
Registration Link: https://bit.ly/42IJU1u
Living organisms have been struggling for existence and survival since the beginning of life. However, with advancements in technology, the emergence of cybernetic organisms has raised the question of whether this struggle for existence will continue forever.
Cybernetic organisms, also known as cyborgs, are combine form of biological and artificial components, potentially allowing them to surpass the limitations of purely biological organisms. With the potential for enhanced capabilities, cyborgs could have a competitive advantage over purely biological organisms in terms of survival and reproduction. However, this advantage could come at a cost. The integration of artificial components into living organisms raises ethical questions about the line between nature and technology, and the long-term effects on the ecosystem. Additionally, the development of cyborgs could lead to the marginalization or even extinction of purely biological organisms.
Overall, the emergence of cyborgs poses both opportunities and challenges for the future of life on Earth. The struggle for existence may continue in new forms as technology advances, but ultimately, it will be up to humans to consider the ethical implications and ensure that all forms of life have a chance to survive and thrive.
Note: E‑Certificate will be provided for participants