Tag: He Jiankui
Sound the Alarm on Germline Genetic Editing
As Wesley Smith explains, it’s not just that germline editing could lead to unintended health consequences.
Erika DeBenedictis and the Cost of Playing God
I won’t recap the splendid work Emily Reeves has already done here in dissecting the TEDx talk from a scientific angle.
Don’t Let Profiteers Control Human Genetic Engineering
Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World as a dire warning. But we aren’t paying heed.
China Turns Against “Rogue” Gene Engineer
Engaging in biotechnological and other medical research in China can free one from normal ethical concerns.
Genetically Engineered Babies Are Born: Life as Potter’s Clay
The birth of gene-edited children — which I discussed here just yesterday — has been confirmed.