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CRISPR has many promising applications—but the gene-edited twins represent something more troubling
Editing human embryos makes far more permanent changes than tweaks to adult DNA.
‘Trial’ Explores The Perils Of Body Switching
A dark and thought-provoking sci-fi short
Are We Ready for Designer Babies?
The debate on how to regulate CRISPR heats up
British Scientists Want Permission To Genetically Edit Viable Human Embryos
The conversation about CRISPR is moving fast
We Can Edit Genomes, Create Synthetic Life, and Remake the World. But Should We?
A report from DARPA's Wait, What? conference
Stem Cell Experts Support Using CRISPR In Human Embryos
Attitudes toward gene editing research may be shifting
Should Bioethicists “Get Out Of The Way” Of CRISPR Research?
Steven Pinker claims that will speed up progress
Could We Give Criminals Corrective Brain Implants?
Instead of the death penalty
The Science And Troubling Ethics Of Gene Therapy
A new feature in Wired highlights scientific advances that may make gene therapy much safer and more widespread. But it's important to check whether the regulation of clinical trials has advanced equally well.
Would A Human Head Transplant Be Ethical?
A couple professors sound off about the ethics of transplanting one human's head onto another human's body.