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It’s no secret that gene editing has sparked ethical concerns. In March, scientists and ethicists from seven countries issued a strict global moratorium on heritable genome editing in sperm, eggs and embryos. And this week, Sens. Dianne Feinstein, Marco...

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A while back my school, Stevens Institute of Technology, created a new major called science and technology studies, or STS. It seemed a little amorphous, but I felt an affinity for it. Also, I’ve liked pretty much every STS...

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China will establish a national committee to advise the government on research-ethics regulations. The decision comes less than a year...

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The world's largest public health authority has weighed in with the most authoritative statement yet on the use of Crispr...

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