Human crispr challenges

Top 7 tech hurdles to human germline CRISPR

November 6, 2017 admin 0

Human germline CRISPR raises major bioethical considerations, but what about technical issues? Setting aside the many ethical issue about the general idea of human modification itself, could this really work? Yes in theory it could, but there are some very tough […]

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Where are all the new CRISPR human embryo papers?

August 25, 2016 admin 4

Last year I heard from several sources that there somewhere between 3-5 unpublished manuscripts reporting the use of CRISPR gene targeting in human embryos being shopped around at various journals in addition to the one that had been published. Since that […]

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Hint for $250 Easter egg in GMO Sapiens #CRISPR book

July 19, 2016 admin 0

Want $250 as well as at least a sliver of science-related glory? Within my new book GMO Sapiens on CRISPR and human genetic modification, I’ve hidden a scientific Easter egg. There’s more Easter egg info over here including the rules. If you […]