December 4, 2017

To Combat the Spread of Zika, a Nonprofit Is Using Drones and Sterile Mosquitoes

(Public Radio International) – Mosquitoes are, by far, the deadliest animals on Earth. More than 725,000 people die from mosquito-borne illnesses like malaria each year, and millions are affected by mosquito-borne illnesses, according to the World Health Organization. Now new … Read More

November 16, 2017

As Technology Gets Better, Ethical Prohibitions on Genetically Modifying Human Embryos Are Getting Weaker

(Pacific Standard) – By that point, advances in the technology will have almost certainly outpaced any ethical debate over how to use it. Questions about what kinds of genetic edits should be allowed, whether it’s even right to make a … Read More

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