Better All the Time: Designer Babies

It was big news a couple weeks ago when a Chinese scientist claimed to have genetically modified two twin baby girls to make them resistant to the HIV virus. Did he really do it? Will it work? Was it a good idea? And is this the beginning of the age of designer babies and ultimately designer humans?

Let’s Explore!

Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

Flawed DNA editing of alleged ‘designer babies’ may have put their health at risk

Designer babies aren’t futuristic. They’re already here.

In Defense of “Designer Babies”

Chinese scientist who edited twin girls’ genes He Jiankui missing for over a week

WHO to discuss genome editing while Dr He Jiankui is missing

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