This technology is still a long time from the potential for human application, but it presents issues we need to address now.
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.