Darwinist Jerry Coyne misunderstands design science. Intelligent design is two scientific inferences.
Such manipulations, if ever done in humans, could a profound impact on human society going down the generations.
The design inference is obvious but often implicit, because explicit acknowledgement of design in biology carries with it substantial career risk.
Human cloning has been accomplished, but the field remains generally stalled because of a shortage of human eggs.
The NCSE is troubled, but this just sounds like solid science. I’m all for critical analysis of data, evaluating conclusions, and rigorous scientific inquiry.