Gene-Editing in Babies Viewed as Unethical, but What About Moral?

Gene-Editing in Babies Viewed as Unethical, but What About Moral?

There has been much discussion surrounding the ethical implications of germline editing in the world of science over the years, which refers to the process used to create genetically altered children or as many are now calling, “designer babies.” This long-term controversy among those in the science community has recently seen a dramatic increase along […]

New York Subway Bacteria

New York Subway Bacteria

 The New York Subway is without a doubt covered with the bacteria of the 5.5 million riders it carries each day. However, it has been discovered that there are other species that are riding in the underground tunnels as well. 48 percent of the molecular DNA discovered do not match any other organism known to humankind. […]

Drought-Resistant Plants Can Be Engineered

Drought-Resistant Plants Can Be Engineered

Drought-resistant plants have now been engineered by scientists for areas that are being hit with longer dry seasons. As California enters its fourth year of a drought, scientists used this as an opportunity to attempt to genetically alter a plant’s DNA so that it could survive on less water and not perish in a drought. […]

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