The newly discovered tools for genome editing promise a revolution in medicine and life science. A recent study, however, points to unexpected side-effects. While the study is widely deemed to be deficient, it shows how fragile the confidence in CRISPR is.
Nikolaus Knoepffler on Genome Editing and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Conference “Ethics of Genome Editing”, University of Jena.
Joint one-day event on the Ethics of Genome-Editing. Ethical, Social, and Legal Aspects. November 21, 2016 in Jena, Germany.
It is said that we have entered a new epoch, the ‘Anthropocene‘. In this guest post, Johannes Lundershausen explains, why debates about the ratification of geological epochs are much more than disciplinary endeavours.
When it comes to euthanasia, at first sight more options seem to equal more freedom. However, Neil Levy’s guest post outlining the “paradox of choice” argues that this view might be wrong.
In light of its therapeutic prospects, GAEI board member Julian Savulescu argues for the moral endorsement of gene-editing on human embryos