Tag Archives: DNA

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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Designing Children: Patents and the Market are not Sufficient Regulation

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Jennifer Carter-Johnson, PhD, JD In an October report entitled “Breeding Out Disease,” 60 MINUTES correspondent Nora O’Donnell reported on the use of pre-implantation genetic … Continue reading

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Mighty mitochondria: a tiny organelle that can, and should, save lives

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Monica List, DVM, MA A June 3rd headline from The Guardian reads: “Genetic treatment using three-parent embryos may be ready in two years.” This … Continue reading

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Welcome to FDA Enforcement

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Kayte Spector-Bagdady, J.D., M.Bioethics  “This is me, my DNA. It helps make me who I am…I might have an increased risk of heart … Continue reading

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