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Gene editing - Latest News
Mar 15, 2019 - 10:03 am .- A group of 18 scientists and bioethicists from seven countries has called for a global moratorium on the practice of editing human DNA to create genetically modified babies until the international community can develop a “framework” for how to proceed in an ethical manner.
Nov 27, 2018 - 03:23 am .- A Chinese scientist says he has created the first genetically edited babies, a claim that has led members of the scientific community to raise serious ethical concerns.
Jul 18, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- Genetic editing of human embryos, even in special circumstances, ignores the complex ethical problems related to creating and destroying human embryos, a Catholic bioethicist has said.
Sep 7, 2017 - 03:02 am .- A new genetic modification therapy designed for treating pediatric leukemia is a promising development, said a Catholic bioethicist.
Aug 2, 2017 - 03:04 am .- Researchers in Oregon have announced that they have successfully altered genes in a human embryo for the first time in the United States, but Catholic ethicists warn that the procedure was morally objectionable for many reasons.