Tag : Gene Editing
title : First Successful Human–Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab: A Form of ‘Playing God’?
summary : For the first time in history, scientists were able to successfully create a hybrid of a human and an animal.
date : Jan 28, 2017 10:54 AM EST
title : Designer Babies: Is Genetic Editing of Human Embryos Equal to Playing God?
summary : British scientists this month received permission to alter the DNA of human embryos within the overall mission of correcting devastating diseases in the womb. The work of one authorized stem cell scientist, using embryos donated by couples with a surplus after IVF treatment, will look at the fertilized eggs' development from a single cell to about 250 cells. The research could help scientists understand why some women lose their babies before term, and provide better clinical treatments for infertility, using conventional medical methods.
date : Feb 09, 2016 06:45 PM EST