First genetically modified babies case in China. Bioethical approach after latest offical investigations

After the statement from Chinese geneticist Jiankui He that he [...]

US authorizes the use of CRISPR directly in the patient’s body, until now the trials was made in cells extracted of the patient

Hopes and and concerns The first clinical trial involving the [...]

Large-scale genetic studies do not include a racially and ethnically diverse population that greatly affects global health

A large study published in Cell titled The Missing Diversity [...]

The scientific dogma that only mother’s mitochondria is inherited has been questioned. It could affect various major lines of investigation

This discovery has been a shock for those fields that [...]

Single-cell sequencing tool opens up promising possibilities in life cycle and biomedical research

In life cycle the biologic synchronous web that shape it [...]

Same-sex parents produced in mammals. Mouse pups obtained from “exclusively” male or female pairs

See video below Scientists have managed to produce mouse pups [...]

Legal aspects to take into account in the case of genetically modified babies in China

INTRODUCTION The news has come to light in numerous media: [...]

Scientific institutions are trying to devise global safeguards to stop rogue gene-editing of human embryos

Some U.S. researchers knew of a Chinese scientist’s intentions to [...]

CRISPR-mediated therapeutic editing corrects a genetic disease in mice’s fetuses. May it pave way in humans?

Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Institute (CHOP) and [...]

“Gene-edited babies” in China. What has said the coinventor of CRISPR technique, Jennifer Doudna?

Jennifer Doudna said, "It is a matter of when and [...]