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We Should Tolerate and Regulate Clinical Use of Human Germline Editing

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Parker Crutchfield, PhD In November of 2018, a Chinese scientist announced that he had edited the embryos of twin girls and that the twins had been born. The scientist, … Continue reading

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Gene Editing: God’s Will or God’s Won’t

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Leonard M. Fleck, PhD Give God a rest; do your own gene editing (and thinking). On August 2, 2017 the New York Times headline read, “In Breakthrough, Scientists … Continue reading

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Humanity in the Age of Genetic Modification

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Jennifer Carter-Johnson, PhD, JD Scientists have recently announced that they had used the new gene editing technique, CRISPR, to remove remnants of ancient viruses that had integrated into … Continue reading

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