Such manipulations, if ever done in humans, could a profound impact on human society going down the generations.
Human cloning has been accomplished, but the field remains generally stalled because of a shortage of human eggs.
After going through the appearance of hand-wringing, I wouldn’t expect much of a problem if scientists said they really wanted to proceed.
We are not having a meaningful discussion about whether and how to regulate what I believe to be the most powerful technology ever invented.
Readers may recall that Barash, of the University of Washington, is the hubristic materialist who intentionally tries to destroy the religious faith of his students.