China Does It: Researcher Claims To Have Helped Develop World’s First Genetically Edited Human Babies

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month … More

Playing God: Farm Animals May Soon Get New Features Thanks To Gene Editing

Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty. A company wants to … More

Biotech Start-Ups Ignite The New Race To The Top Of The ‘Frankenfood’ Market

Aug 10 (Reuters) – In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory, a tiny company that has never turned a profit is poised … More

No Danger Here: As Gene-Editing Start-Ups Grow, So Does The Threat Of Permanent Gene Mutations

(Bloomberg) — Medical researchers say two new studies suggest that a cutting-edge therapy to repair defective genes could promote cancer-causing … More

Edited Piglets Human-Ready

Piglets whose genes were edited to remove retroviruses, which could help clear the way for pig organs to be transplanted … More

This Is Our World:2017

Corrupting The Image: Scientists Create Embryos That Are BOTH Human AND Animal

A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find disturbing: make embryos … More