December 3, 2019

China’s CRISPR Babies: Read Exclusive Excerpts from the Unseen Original Research

(MIT Technology Review) – Earlier this year a source sent us a copy of an unpublished manuscript describing the creation of the first gene-edited babies, born last year in China. Today, we are making excerpts of that manuscript public for … Read More

October 23, 2019

Deaf Couple May Edit Embryo’s DNA to Correct Hearing Mutation

(Science) – Yevgenievna and her husband, who is partially deaf, want to have children who will not inherit hearing problems. There is nothing illicit about our discussion: Russia has no clear regulations prohibiting Rebrikov’s plan to correct the deafness mutation … Read More