Newcastle University to begin treating couples
It may be too optimistic about the future, but it is a good overview of a complex field.
This is what happens if you think it takes a laboratory to raise a child
Nobel laureate and new president of Royal Society gives it cautious backing
Could lead to genetically-engineered humans
There are risks, but it could save lives
It is an oft-raised concern that genetic engineering may one day morph into a eugenics movement.
Two prominent bioethicists debate the leading issue of the day
Door needs to be left open for further possibilties.
The same issues as the fight over embryonic stem cells
But by using the CRISPR technique, researchers believe that they have reduced the risk of infection by pig viruses 1000-fold.
Scientists have been editing the genome of human embryos, a world first.
All a crisp introduction to an astonishing new technology.
Novel techniques of editing the genome have inspired some British scientists to call for a public debate on designer babies.
Four ethicists consider the ethics of growing chimerical organs.
Many sci-fi novels consider what life would be like without suffering. Philosopher David Pearce believes we can have such a life - and indeed, that we have a moral imperative to pursue it.
Britain’s leading fertility doctor, Lord Robert Winston, has warned that his recent research could open the door to “risky” eugenics programs.
Two American bioethicists have questioned the haste with which the United Kingdom is seeking to legalise mitochondrial transfer
Inferno: Robert Langdon is back with a globe-trotting thriller in which the symbologist has to decode clues left in a map of Dante’s masterpiece by a recently-deceased evil genius before one-third of the world perishes. Oops, we are about to give away too much of the plot. Suffice it to say that the master of transmuting highbrow trivia, European travel guides and clunky prose into dollars has framed transhumanism as the most dangerous threat to the future of mankind.
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