Advances in science does not present a threat to humanity right now. As it is now science is a good way for people to further understand our world and learn more about what is going on and how to deal with different situations and different disaster. Science and advancing in it is a good thing.
Advances in science do not present a threat; rather they present opportunity. With every scientific advancement, humanity is given the opportunity to grow and learn and adapt. With changes to our environment comes the need to adapt and forecast, and scientific advancement helps with that. Through these advancements we have been able to cure disease, create new technology, and learn more about ourselves.