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Scientists Want to Genetically Modify Human Embryos, Calling it “Essential” Research

Issues & Causes / Pro Life :

New genetic engineering techniques are going to revolutionize medicine. They may also irrevocably change mankind if we are not careful. No one debates using these new amazing techniques like CRISPR for individual patients to fight d...

World's first genetic modification of human embryos reported: Experts consider ethics

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Chinese scientists say they've genetically modified human embryos for the very first time. The team attempted to modify the gene responsible for beta-thalassaemia, a potentially fatal blood disorder, using a gene-editing technique k...

Crispr Is Getting Better. Now It’s Time to Ask the Hard Ethical Questions

Academics / General Science : Wired: Science

When Chinese scientists announced in April they had edited human embryos using a new genetic tool called Crispr, the headlines blared “designer babies” and the wider world woke up to Crispr’s power. The post Crispr Is Getting Better...

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US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner

A Swedish scientist has begun altering the DNA of healthy human embryos, something researchers have long stayed away from. After monitoring the embryos in their early stages, he will (in NPR’s words) “never let them develop” beyond ...

Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos—Again

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Just one year after scientists in China made history by modifying the DNA of human embryos, a second team of Chinese researchers has done it again. Using CRISPR/Cas9, the researchers introduced HIV-resistance into the embryos, showc...


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