May 18, 2023

Babies who have DNA from three different people born in the U.K. for first time

(AP) — Britain’s fertility regulator on Wednesday confirmed the births of the U.K.’s first babies created using an experimental technique combining DNA from three people, an effort to prevent the children from inheriting rare genetic diseases. The Human Fertilization and … Read More

March 17, 2023

It’s Official: No More Crispr Babies–for Now

(Wired) – After several days of experts chewing on the scientific, ethical, and governance issues associated with human genome editing, the summit’s organizing committee put out its closing statement. Heritable human genome editing—editing embryos that are then implanted to establish a … Read More

March 10, 2023

Why CRISPR Babies Are Still Too Risky–Embryo Studies Highlight Challenges

(Nature) – “Heritable human genome editing remains unacceptable at this time,” they said in a statement issued on 8 March. “Preclinical evidence for the safety and efficacy of heritable human genome editing has not been established, nor has societal discussion … Read More