Category: Genetic Manipulation and Hybridization Update

Rwanda sparks human rights concerns in proposing world’s first nationwide DNA database. The database will require officials to take DNA samples from all of Rwanda’s 12 million citizens.

Rwanda sparks human rights concerns in proposing world’s first nationwide DNA database. The database will require officials to take DNA samples from all of Rwanda’s 12 million citizens. Independent.co.uk. March 20, 2019 Rwanda has proposed the world’s first country-wide DNA database, a project that will involve collecting samples from […]

UN: Gene editing for human reproduction is ‘irresponsible’. How long until it is ‘permitted’ and/or demanded?

UN: Gene editing for human reproduction is ‘irresponsible’ JAMEY KEATEN and MARIA CHENG. Associated Press•March 19, 2019 GENEVA (AP) — A panel convened by the World Health Organization said it would be “irresponsible” for scientists to use gene editing for reproductive purposes, but stopped short of calling for […]

Editing genes shouldn’t be too scary – unless they are the ones that get passed to future generations. Only Noah was clean enough in his genetics to be able to carry on the human race with new generations. Human flesh had become ‘corrupted’ in its genetics and was destroyed by the flood. ‘As in the days of Noah.’

Editing genes shouldn’t be too scary – unless they are the ones that get passed to future generations March 15, 2019 3.19pm EDT. The Conversation. Gene editing is one of the scarier things in the science news, but not all gene editing is the same. It matters whether researchers edit […]

Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies. What will happen after the ‘restrainer’ is gone? As-in-the-days-of-Noah. All flesh had become corrupted.

Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies. What will happen after the ‘restrainer’ is gone? As-in-the-days-of-Noah. All flesh had become corrupted. MALCOLM RITTER Associated Press•March 13, 2019 NEW YORK (AP) — An international group of scientists and ethicists on Wednesday called for a temporary global ban on […]

China drafts rules on biotech after gene-editing scandal. Will the ‘rules’ be enforced once the ‘Restrainer’ is gone? What if the beast requires the Chinese government to pursue experiments on human enhancement?

China drafts rules on biotech after gene-editing scandal. Will the ‘rules’ be enforced once the ‘restrainer’ is gone? What if the beast requires the Chinese government to pursue experiments on human enhancement? YANAN WANG and FU TING. Associated Press•February 27, 2019 BEIJING (AP) — China has unveiled draft […]