CRISPR used to obtain single-sex offspring in mice

Israeli researchers have used the CRISPR gene-editing tool - read [...]

CRISPR human experiments. New global registry is proposed and a moratorium in reproductive germline editing

There’s an “urgent need” to create a transparent global registry [...]

Russian scientist is waiting for the approval of the government to produce babies with a modified genome

Denis Rebrikov, a Russian molecular biologist, has made public his [...]

German Ethics Council statement about germline intervention overlooks current use of embryos in this line of research

Last year, the birth of the first genetically modified babies [...]

The scientific dogma that only mother’s mitochondria is inherited has been questioned. It could affect various major lines of investigation

This discovery has been a shock for those fields that [...]

Legal aspects to take into account in the case of genetically modified babies in China

INTRODUCTION The news has come to light in numerous media: [...]

“Gene-edited babies” in China. What has said the coinventor of CRISPR technique, Jennifer Doudna?

Jennifer Doudna said, "It is a matter of when and [...]

Gene drive used in mammals for the first time. Possible effects of the genome modification of entire species

Could we change natural design without mayors consequences?  Gene drive [...]