February 15, 2017

Ethicists Advise Caution in Applying CRISPR Gene Editing to Humans

(The Washington Post) – The report did not recommend an absolute prohibition of gene editing on the human “germline” if such interventions can be proved safe. This would involve genetic changes to eggs, sperm or embryos that would persist in … Read More

February 7, 2017

Vatican Defends Inviting Chinese Ex-Minister to Organ Trafficking Talks

(The Guardian) – Vatican officials have defended their decision to invite a Chinese former deputy health minister to a conference on organ trafficking despite concerns that China still relies on the organs of executed prisoners in its transplant programme. Medical … Read More

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