A recent piece on CRISPR-based genetic modification in the New Yorker called The Gene Hackers or Human 2.0 by Michael Specter is striking in a number of ways. I highly recommend it. The article provides an in-depth look at CRISPR and […]
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Even as much of the discussion surrounding powerful new gene editing and cloning technologies has centered on their possible use in humans, the creation of genetically modified (GM) and cloned animals has advanced at warp speed. Some of these efforts […]
The international stem cell policy and ethics think tank, the Hinxton Group, weighed in yesterday on heritable human genetic modification with a new policy statement. The Hinxton statement is in many ways in agreement with the Baltimore, et al. Nature […]
What’s on your mind on this Monday morning? Are you caffeinated enough yet? Depending on where you live it may even be time for dinner, bed, or already early Tuesday. Here’s some musings… To get safe and effective stem cell […]