Editorials Sep 26, 2016

Human genome editing

Given the potential benefits and risks of genome editing, the government should develop strict rules to regulate the technique.

Scientists propose project that includes making human DNA

World / Science & Health Jun 3, 2016

Scientists propose project that includes making human DNA

Scientists proposed a long-term project Thursday that involves creating DNA blueprints for making human beings, a prospect some observers find troubling. The researchers said they have no intention of using these genomes — huge collections of genetic material — to make people. Instead, they said ...