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Improving human sperm with gene editing? Harvard researcher moves forward as scientists debate CRISPR babies

MIT Technology Review | 
In the wild uproar around an experiment in China that created twin girls whose genes were altered to protect them ...
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Thousand-year mind preservation with a twist: Startup Nectome’s procedure is ‘100 percent fatal’

MIT Technology Review | 
The startup accelerator Y Combinator is known for supporting audacious companies in its popular three-month boot camp. There’s never been ...
Anti-aging pill? Scientists study drug's ability to rejuvenate older immune cells

Anti-aging pill? Scientists study drug’s ability to rejuvenate older immune cells

MIT Technology Review | 
Can a pill make you younger? One of the few drug studies ever carried out in an attempt to address ...
Creating a synthetic human--Do science and ethics collide?

Creating a synthetic human–Do science and ethics collide?

KCRW | 
A controversy over a 'closed' meeting of 150 scientists discussing the latest research into synthetic biology in humans has sparked ...