Category: Genetic Manipulation and Hybridization Update

RUSSIAN BIOLOGIST PLEDGES TO CREATE MORE CRISPR-EDITED BABIES. As in the days of Noah.

RUSSIAN BIOLOGIST PLEDGES TO CREATE MORE CRISPR-EDITED BABIES Futurism.com   June 10, 2019 When news broke that Chinese researcher He Jiankui had used CRISPR to gene-edit a pair of human babies, researchers across the world expressed shock and called for a moratorium on similar experiments. But that’s not stopping Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov, who told Nature that […]

THIRD GENE-HACKED BABY’S IMPENDING BIRTH HAS SCIENTISTS SCRAMBLING. Just as in the days of Noah.

THIRD GENE-HACKED BABY’S IMPENDING BIRTH HAS SCIENTISTS SCRAMBLING Futurism.com. May 23, 2019 When the now-infamous Chinese scientist He Jiankui brought twin gene-hacked baby girls into the world, the scientific community and world governments condemned his research and insisted on stronger safeguards to keep it from happening again. Now, CNBC reports that the next gene-hacked baby from […]

THIS DIY BIOHACKER IS UNDER INVESTIGATION

THIS DIY BIOHACKER IS UNDER INVESTIGATION Futurisism.com May 16, 2019 Josiah Zayner rose to internet fame after performing various biohacking stunts on himself — including a livestreamed attempt to edit his own genes using CRISPR. Those antics are coming to haunt Zayner. Now, the California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is investigating a “complaint of unlicensed practice […]