Host Bethany Brookshire leads a panel of three amazing guests to talk about the promise and perils of CRISPR, and what happens now that CRISPR babies have (maybe?) been born. Featuring science writer Tina Saey, molecular biologist Anne Simon, and bioethicist Alan Regenberg.

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Emily Cochrane writes, “He was an Eagle Scout who had passed calculus and spoke some Mandarin. I was determined to meet him.”

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Ten years after swine flu, no one can predict the next one

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Just north of Medellín, the discovery of a disease-causing mutation in a previously unstudied family is rewriting history and upending racial myths

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Someone questioned his Japanese ancestry. So Kim, 34, took out his phone and consulted the 23andMe website. That’s when he discovered his ethnic identity had changed. The site that once told him he was about 40% Japanese now pegged that figure at 5%. He was, in an instant, fully Korean again

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Our Jeffrey Kahn joins panelists at a symposium cohosted by the Berman Institute and the New York Stem Cell Foundation with support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Watch now:

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Getting to Know You

May 15, 2019

The power direct-to-consumer giants have to understanding our genetics

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Matteo, 25, a suitor on The Bachelorette, says he is a sperm donor with 114 kids—is that too many? The US has never considered this issue a necessary one to regulate. While countries such as the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands limit how many children a single donor can have

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