Religious beliefs shape our thinking on cloning, stem cells and gene editing

Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam react to new technologies in their own ways ...
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Hemophilia B—the blood disease that plagued Europe’s royal families—might be treatable using gene editing

Researchers are hoping to use gene editing to create more effective and less expensive treatment options--compared to gene therapy--for people ...

Podcast: Are you ready for the Zero Dollar Genome?

We've broken through the thousand dollar genome barrier and are heading towards $100. Leading geneticist George Church want to take ...
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CRISPR-Cas9 is hot but it’s not the only way to edit a genome

Despite its growing track record and huge potential, CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing may not be the magic bullet for all applications ...
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Genome editing: Is it a national security threat?

Is genome editing really so powerful that it could do major damage, either accidentally, or through foul play? Or is ...
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CRISPR genome editing could be game changer in war against antibiotic resistance

Using CRISPR genome editing, researchers are starting a new trend, which is to strip pathogenic bacteria of their acquired armor ...
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DIY CRISPR-Cas9: Should we fear or embrace programmable gene editing kits for the home?

When you hear about do-it-yourself CRISPR, you may imagine amateurs cooking up something dangerous in their kitchens. But that is ...
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Transhumanism and 2016 Presidential race

Trump? Clinton? Johnson? How about Zoltan Istvan, he's the Transhumanist Party 2016 presidential candidate ...

Gene editing on human embryos would not create ‘designer babies’

Despite some concerns over 'super-humans' and 'designer babies,' genome editing of human embryos likely to produce only modest edits to ...
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