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

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

November 27, 2018

If Someone Wants to Create Gene-Edited Babies, Who Would Stop Them?

(The Verge) – A Chinese researcher claims to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies, a move bioethicists say is the latest example of how gene-editing technology is advancing faster than regulation. If true, this experiment could have worldwide effects … Read More

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