CRISPR/Cas9

BIOETHICS

“What CRISPR/Cas9 appears to offer… is an efficient and precise method for altering (both by addition and deletion) an organism’s genetic material. We stand on the brink of an age in which our capacity to modify the human genome may increase enormously. And not surprisingly scientists are eager to proceed with gene-editing research.”

See: Is Caution Enough? The Promise & Perils of Gene Editing

By Gilbert Meilaender, a Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University and the Ramsey Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture.

March 13, 2017

 

https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/caution-enough

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