Highlights / gene editing

Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and 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,» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Ethical issues of genetic manipulation of life, including humans

The ability to manipulate genetic information is not particularly new, at least in the scientific world.  However, a new technology and technique known as CRISPR-Cas9, has completely revolutionized that ability. It is a dramatically simpler, faster, and more accurate way»