December 3, 2018

Despite CRISPR Baby Controversy, Harvard University Will Begin Gene-Editing Sperm

(MIT Technology Review) – In the wild uproar around an experiment in China that claimed to have created twin girls whose genes were altered to protect them from HIV, there’s something worth knowing—research to improve the next generation of humans … Read More

December 3, 2018

‘They Will Be Studied for the Rest of Their Lives.’ How China’s Gene-Edited Twins Could Be Forever Changed by Controversial CRISPR Work

(TIME) – “The implications go beyond just these twins,” says Dr. Kiran Musunuru, professor of cardiovascular medicine and genetics at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. “If we talk about the sanctity of human life, and the inherent dignity … Read More

November 29, 2018

CRISPR Scientist Says Another Woman Is Pregnant with an Edited Embryo

(New Scientist) – He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world’s first genetically-edited babies, says another may be on the way. Speaking at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong … Read More

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