NAS gene editing

NAS Meeting on Human Germline Modification Taking Shape

September 14, 2015 admin 4

The US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) will hold a meeting on heritable human genetic modification on December 1-3, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Invitations to the NAS meeting to individuals starting going out last week. The upcoming NAS meeting seeks to […]

IPS cell cloning

Are babies from same-sex couples really possible?

March 3, 2015 admin 9

Since Shinya Yamanaka reprogrammed first mouse and then human ordinary cells into powerful pluripotent stem cells, termed induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, back in 2006-2007 many new research avenues have opened up. The impossible suddenly seemed a lot more possible […]