Engaging in biotechnological and other medical research in China can free one from normal ethical concerns.
The birth of gene-edited children — which I discussed here just yesterday — has been confirmed.
After going through the appearance of hand-wringing, I wouldn’t expect much of a problem if scientists said they really wanted to proceed.
Scientists are making human “embryos” — cell formations that are not viable organisms — from stem cells, but which may be a step before making human organisms.
Here’s the problem: Strict guidelines rarely are strict and they almost never offer permanent protection.