Tag: Genome Mapping

WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research.”It is irresponsible ‘at this time’ for anyone to proceed with clinical applications of human germline genome editing.”

WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research By Kate Kelland. Reuters•March 19, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – It would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies in people, and a central registry of research plans should be set up to ensure transparency, […]

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 […]

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 […]