It often seems that the closer you need to look, the greater the wonder. It’s as if someone set it there to hide, waiting for us.
The brains of two babies who were germ-line gene edited using the CRISPR process — meaning the engineered genetic changes will flow down the generations.
Is this kind of thing right or wrong? Some may see it as empowering, dying “his own way,” as the media continually put it.
The Brown University biologist is still out there, reassuring the world that unguided “evolutionary mechanisms” comfortably explain the wonders of biology.
Coyne is sure this is going to come as a rude shock, to our colleague and contributor Dr. Behe in particular, “a slap in the face of IDers like Michael Behe — a fish slap like the one below.”