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Are Altered Mosquitoes a Public Health Project, or a Business?
by Antonio Regalado
MIT Technology Review
October 27th, 2016
The fight against dengue and Zika in Latin America is turning into a contest between mosquito-altering technologies, and between profits and public health.
Dangers of an Unscientific Policy Process: Why the UK’s legalization of “three-person babies” should not be the model for CRISPR
by Jessica Cussins,
October 25th, 2016
The UK’s consideration of the science and public support for “mitochondrial replacement” may seem robust on its surface, but when it comes to CRISPR germline genome editing policy, we can and must do better.
Mouse eggs made from skin cells in a dish
by David Cyranoski
October 17th, 2016
A research breakthrough sparks debate over the prospect of using stem cell techniques to produce synthetic human eggs from body tissue.
CRISPR deployed to combat sickle-cell anaemia
by Heidi Ledford
October 12th, 2016
Gene therapy aimed at a single-cell genetic condition shows some success in mice, while highlighting unknowns of human gene editing.
Writing the First Human Genome by 2026 Is Synthetic Biology’s Grand Challenge
by Jason Dorrier
October 10th, 2016
AutoDesk's Andrew Hessel promises a functional fully synthesized human genome by 2026, continuing the HGP-Write hype that began with a closed meeting at Harvard in May.
Don’t Miss This: The Story of CRISPR Told in a Comic
by Kayla Tolentino
October 6th, 2016
Illustrator Andy Warner helps to break down the complexities of the still unraveling CRISPR gene editing story in his recent piece "Bad Blood."
With New Program, DARPA To Encourage Safety "Brakes" For Gene Editing
by Alex Lash
October 5th, 2016
The US military R&D agency has launched a funding program called "Safe Genes" to find "safety measures that don’t slow us down."
Meet the guy biohacking puppies to make them glow in the dark
by Kristen V. Brown
September 28th, 2016
The goal isn’t just to make glowing Frankenpuppies. "I want to make perfect dogs...I don’t want slightly imperfect dogs."
‘Motherless babies!’ How to create a tabloid science headline in five easy steps
by Gretchen Vogel
September 14th, 2016
Here's the recipe for transforming a modest developmental biology paper into a blockbuster story.
When Evolution Fights Back Against Genetic Engineering
by Brooke Borel
September 12th, 2016
Gene drive technology raises intense ethical and practical concerns, not only from critics but from the very scientists who are working with it.
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