Designer babies coming soon

What does the scientist behind new gene-editing technology think about the ethics of using it?

The following comes from a March 18 BioEdge article by Michael Cook: Geneticist Jennifer Doudna, a researcher at the University of California Berkeley who discovered the genome editing tool CRISPR, believes that designer babies are only a decade away. But for the moment, she believes that there should be a moratorium on editing the human genome, especially for traits like … [Read more...]

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