The international committee of 18 researchers and bioethicists, which met in Geneva, Switzerland, over the past 2 days, also agreed with the widespread consensus that it would be “irresponsible at this time for anyone to proceed with clinical applications of human germline genome editing.”

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Tens of millions of dollars have been spent in a legal fight between two US scientific powerhouses, but a recent ruling by the US Patent Office could signal its end

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Other sensitive topics in 2018 include a vaccine scandal and a physician jailed for criticizing traditional Chinese medicine

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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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Experts, including our Jeffrey Kahn, weigh in on gene-editing technology

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In last year’s action film “Rampage,” which featured Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, CRISPR gene-editing technology turns a gorilla, a wolf, and a crocodile into monsters the size of skyscrapers that destroy Chicago.

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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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