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A Chinese scientist says he edited babies’ genes. What are the rights of the genetically modified child?

He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher, spoke at a conference on human genome editing in Hong Kong in November and claimed to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies. (Kin Cheung/AP) By Eileen Hunt Botting The Washington Post December 6 … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be human

This is a draft of Part 1 of an application for a part time life writer. I was thinking about applying mostly for kicks. I usually write just to get things down while they are fresh in my mind and … Continue reading

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