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 […]

Scientists in U.K. Will Begin Research Using Gene Editing

Scientists in U.K. Will Begin Research Using Gene Editing

On Feb. 1, 2016, BBC News reported that the Francis Crick Institute in London has been given a green light to move forward with “gene editing” research. It is the institute’s goal to provide greater knowledge regarding the earliest moments of human life. Dr. Kathy Niakin applied for permission to begin this research through the […]