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CRISPR-CAS9 gene editing complex from Streptococcus pyogenes.

Pro-life group: Use gene editing to fix disease, not make designer babies

As scientists explore new avenues for gene editing, a pro-life group is urging caution against the temptation to use the... Read more

Frozen embryos.

Scientists join call for moratorium on embryonic gene editing

A group of 62 doctors, scientists, and bioethicists have issued an open letter urging a global moratorium on experiments that... Read more

Human embryos.

Scientists call for global moratorium on genetically modified babies

A group of 18 scientists and bioethicists from seven countries has called for a global moratorium on the practice of... Read more

Frozen embryos.

Ethical concerns raised as human embryonic gene editing continues in US

A scientist at Columbia University in New York is conducting controversial gene-editing experiments on human embryos, according to a recent... Read more

CRISPR-CAS9 gene editing complex from Streptococcus pyogenes.

Claim of creating genetically-edited babies prompts ethics dispute

A Chinese scientist says he has created the first genetically edited babies, a claim that has led members of the... Read more

Embryos.

First human embryos edited in the USA. Here's why it's problematic.

Researchers in Oregon have announced that they have successfully altered genes in a human embryo for the first time in... Read more

CRISPR-CAS9 gene editing complex from Streptococcus pyogenes.

Catholics shouldn't totally reject human gene editing – but it still has ethical problems

Recent American guidelines for human gene modification have raised important ethical questions, especially with regard to modifying the genes of... Read more