Category Archives: Germ Line Engineering

Call for a Moratorium on CRISPR Editing to Modify Human …

Posted: August 15, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Nobel Prize winners raise alarm over genetic engineering of humans. A group of senior American scientists and ethics experts is calling for debate on the gene-engineering of humans, warning that technology able to change the DNA of future generations is now imminent. Continue reading

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Germ Line Engineering the Perfect Baby – disinformation

Posted: August 2, 2015 at 2:42 am

Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrows children. Continue reading

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Genetically Engineered Babies. Germ Line Engineering with …

Posted: April 1, 2015 at 4:55 pm

If anyone had devised a way to create a genetically engineered baby, I figured George Church would know about it. At his labyrinthine laboratory on the Harvard Medical School campus, you can find researchers giving E. Continue reading

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Engineering the Perfect Baby

Posted: March 6, 2015 at 3:50 pm

If anyone had devised a way to create a genetically engineered baby, I figured George Church would know about it. At his labyrinthine laboratory on the Harvard Medical School campus, you can find researchers giving E. Coli a novel genetic code never seen in nature Continue reading

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No to genetic engineering of humans! – Human Genetics Alert

Posted: November 16, 2014 at 12:48 pm

David King From GenEthics News issue 9 One of the recurrent horror scenarios of genetic engineering is the creation of armies of engineered blond ‘super-soldiers’. As geneticists are often at pains to point out, we are very far from realising such a scenario Continue reading

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Smithsonian reports fiery-red coral species discovered in the Peruvian Pacific

Posted: February 3, 2014 at 11:53 pm

7 hours ago A new coral species, Psammogorgia hookeri, has been collected by scuba divers from rocky ledges at depths to 25 meters in Peru’s Paracas National Reserve. Credit: Yuri Hooker A new coral species, Psammogorgia hookeri, has been collected by scuba divers from rocky ledges at depths to 25 meters in Peru’s Paracas National Reserve. Continue reading

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