To be successful as researchers, we must be able to think through the impacts of our work on society and speak up when necessary, says Natalie Kofler

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Three government institutions in China, including the nation’s science ministry, may have funded the “CRISPR babies” study that led to the birth last November of two genetically modified twin girls, according to documents reviewed by STAT

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The gene-editing technology Crispr has the power to remake life as we know it. Questions about how to use it concern everyone

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He Jiankui tried to publish a paper describing additional experiments that made heritable changes in the DNA of human embryos. But the paper was rejected by an international journal after outside scientists raised concerns about both its ethics and its scientific validity, STAT has learned

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Is it right to hack the genes of an unborn child to reduce its risk of developing cancer or some other debilitating or fatal disease? British medical experts say it could be, if certain conditions are met

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Add this to the list of decisions affected by climate change: Should I have children?

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The unrelenting struggle of raising Brazil’s Zika babies. Baby Duda sat in bed, a pink barrette in her hair. She was ready to go home after a month in the hospital — when she began gasping for breath. Nurses rushed to her side with emergency oxygen

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