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.
News from Princeton discusses the work of Tom Smith and Bridgett vonHoldt, who have solved a “long-standing finch beak mystery.” The answer turned out to be Mendelian, not Darwinian.
The birth of gene-edited children — which I discussed here just yesterday — has been confirmed.
CRISPR is the most powerful technology invented since the splitting of the atom.
Such manipulations, if ever done in humans, could a profound impact on human society going down the generations.