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Comment on use of mitochondrial manipulation techniques by US scientists in Mexico [Press statement]Sep 27, 2016 US fertility doctors announce the live birth of a child with the DNA of three people, performed in Mexico to avoid US regulation.
Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos [citing CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] by Rob Stein - Sep 22, 2016 NPR CRISPR gene editing human embryos is a step toward attempts at producing genetically modified humans. It's not a technology to be taken lightly.
5 Reasons to Say No to Genetically Modified Humans Reasons to ban germline gene editing include the profound risks to future children, thin medical justifications, reinforcing existing inequalities and creating new forms of discrimination, eroding public trust in responsible science, and undermining global agreements.
Human Gene Editing: A Timeline of CRISPR Cover Stories With recent gene editing tools, a number of high-profile media are featuring CRISPR on their covers and front pages. We gather highlights since early 2015, along with opinion polls, TV shows, and editorial board statements.
About Human Germline Gene Editing by Center for Genetics and Society A new generation of genetic engineering techniques, known as “gene editing,” has re-ignited controversy about the prospect of creating genetically modified humans. Learn more on this regularly updated resource page.


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