Why are doctors pushing back?

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A novel twist on medical tourism to avoid the high cost of U.S. health care saves an employer money and even earns the patient a bonus

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Allison Snow writes, “When I first learned about Mice Against Ticks, I was shocked but also intrigued… The outcome of this radical intervention might influence how society views the acceptability of altering the genes of other animals, and perhaps even our own.”

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Kevin Esvelt of MIT writes, “The epidemic of Lyme disease is an ecological problem of our own making: We have inadvertently altered our environment to maximize the number of infected ticks. The question today is whether we should consider altering the genomes of wild animals to undo that mistake.”

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Scores of people born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure

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Should we get rid of them? The pesky insect is the deadliest animal in human history

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France and Canada are establishing an international committee to advise on the ethics of artificial intelligence. The group should be supported and shielded from undue influence.

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A firm hired by the National Institutes of Health will work with participants in a research programme that aims to sequence 1 million genomes

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