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Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

CRISPR: Ethics and the gene editing of humans

By making genetic research so much easier, the recent technology known as CRISPR has allowed scientists an enormous advantage in research into so many areas. Unfortunately there’s a downside which raises serious ethical questions. Françoise Baylis (CM, ONS, PhD, FRSC, »

Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

We can edit the human genome, but should we?

CRISPR is a recent technological breakthrough in simplifying gene editing, It’s potential is enormous and at the same time it raises great concerns. Those concerns exploded when a Chinese scientist edited the genetic sequence of an embryo (germline) to create twin »

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the LINK Online, Sat. 06 Feb., 2016

Your hosts, Lynn, Levon, Marc Khadye Beye This week a special appearance from Khadye Beye, who is our web editor. She is putting together a website specifically geared to black history month, celebrated every February in Canada, the US, and »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Editing the human gene: science and ethics

A recent development in genetics research has enabled scientists to cut and paste genetic information much more rapidly, more accurately, and much less expensive than ever before. Because of this, scientists also expressed concern about controlling the process especially since »