Stanford’s Final Exams Pose Question About the Ethics of Genetic Engineering

As the cost of editing genes falls, we must examine the ethical questions surrounding the technology.

July 9, 2017

CRISPR’s Gene Drive Could Revive Extinct Species – or Create New Ones

It's a technology that allows us to control evolution.

July 3, 2017

This New Gene-Editing Technique Can Spot CRISPR’s Mistakes

This new method functions like an early warning system.

July 1, 2017

Is Getting Genetically Engineered a Human Right?

How can we make sure everyone has access to this life saving science? Should we?

July 1, 2017

Scientists Want to Genetically Engineer Heat-Resistant Cows to Survive Climate Change

The world is warming; genetic engineering could help us survive.

June 29, 2017

A New Gene-Editing Breakthrough Could Forever Change Life on Earth

CRISPR essentially ‘let’s us control human evolution now.’

June 26, 2017

Scientists Modify Viruses with CRISPR to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

If the companies working on the tech have successful clinical trials, engineered viruses could provide humans with a powerful weapon in the fight against superbugs.

June 24, 2017

Experts Answer: Will Gene Editing Let Us Live Forever or Destroy Humanity?

Will the pros of CRISPR outweigh the potential cons of this breakthrough technology?

June 22, 2017

CRISPR Could Let Humans Rewrite the Rules of Evolution

Thanks to CRISPR, genetic manipulation is now possible. What does this mean for the future of human evolution?

June 20, 2017

A World First CRISPR Trial Will Edit Genes Inside the Human Body

This will be the first time CRISPR has been used in the body.

June 1, 2017
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