As Seth W. Cheetham and his co-authors put it, biology suffers from “demotivation into exploring pseudogene function by the a priori assumption that they are functionless.”
This technique was designed solely to benefit the mothers, not the baby.
In such a milieu in which there really is no “right” and “wrong,” who needs bioethicists?
We can’t trust “the scientists” to do the right thing because over the years too many have proven unworthy.
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.