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Engineering HIV-resistant babies may have accidentally changed their brains
In genetics, one small tweak can have tons of unexpected results.
U.S. researchers have used gene editing to combat heart disease in human embryos
The effort was strictly for practice, but represent a major first step in its potential future clinical use.
Are We Ready for Designer Babies?
The debate on how to regulate CRISPR heats up
Vote For Zoltan If You Want To Live Forever
The founder of the Transhumanist party plans to upgrade humanity, and he’s running for president in 2016
Citing Ethical Issues, U.S. Will Not Fund Embryo Editing
Tweaking the genes of embryonic humans left in the hands of private companies
Scientists Decipher Almost the Entire Genome of an Unborn Baby
In a new study fraught with some heady ethical questions, scientists have sequenced almost the complete genome of an unborn...
Blood Test Can Tell Fetus’s Sex at Just 7 Weeks
A simple blood test can determine a baby’s gender as early as seven weeks into pregnancy, a new study says...