June 17, 2019

Russian Geneticist Answers Challenges to His Plan to Make Gene-Edited Babies

(Science) – In a bold rejection of the widespread sentiment—and regulations in many countries—that no one should alter the genome of a human embryo and transfer it to a woman, Russian geneticist Denis Rebrikov last week went public with his … Read More

June 13, 2019

Amid Measles Outbreak, New York Ends Religious Exemptions for Vaccines

(CNN) – Amid an ongoing measles outbreak, New York is requiring schoolchildren to be vaccinated, even if parents have religious objections. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday that removes nonmedical exemptions from school vaccination requirements. The law goes into effect … Read More

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