Culture & Ethics
What Does Gene-Editing with CRISPR Portend for Bioethics?
On a new episode of ID the Future, Sarah Chaffee talks with bioethicist Wesley Smith about the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR. Smith describes it briefly and discusses its larger implication for bioethics.
In an expansive conversation, Smith describes a range of consequences of viewing human beings as resources to be manipulated and exploited. Listen to the podcast here, and break out your copy of Brave New World.
Image source: National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.