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Should we treat human-pig chimeras as people?

Aeon | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists in the United ...

Does search for ‘intelligence genes’ lead down road to eugenics?

Conversation | 
Academic giftedness (I use this in a broad term to cover greater general academic aptitude), it would appear, is largely ...

Despite ethical issues, screen kids for low IQ because some treatment may be possible

Discover | 
There could be a way of predicting – and preventing – which children will go on to have low intelligence, ...

New genetic ‘editing’ technique raises the specter of human enhancement

University of Oxford | 
It’s got Nobel Prize written all over it. The scientific innovation, CRISPR, which enables accurate ‘editing’ of DNA (compared to ...
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Mammoth cloning: Big animal, big ethical concerns

Conversation | 
Theoretically, mammoths could be cloned by recovering, reconstructing or synthesizing viable mammoth DNA but some object to “deep” human intervention ...
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