“I don't think it makes most people rethink things,” said pop culture expert Cate Meighan. “… It's always cool if you're in a position of notoriety to support various causes for sure, but it's really hard to change someone's mind about social, political or religious issues. Those topics run deep, especially right now and a show of support for PETA isn't likely to make someone stop eating meat or prevent them from wearing fur.” … [Read more...] about Do nude celebrity PETA ads make any difference?
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"We know for sure that she will be passing on her mitochondrial DNA through her maternal line," said Knowles. If in the future this baby girl has genetic children, they will inherit her genetic modifications "and that's always been a really bright line," said Knowles -- a line not to be crossed until rigorous scientific testing proves it is safe. … [Read more...] about FDA warns ‘3-parent’ baby fertility doctor over marketing
With one-off experiments occurring in far-flung places -- minus rigorous scientific methods and randomized control trials -- it is not possible to compare the viral method versus the electronic to see how much viral DNA is left, how many generations it's passed to and which one is more successful. … [Read more...] about Controversial IVF technique produces a baby girl — and for some, that’s a problem
“Maybe people from other places are more concerned about our health, but [Wuhan] locals actually are continuing to eat, go out and take strolls, go clubbing at night,” Cao said. “Everything’s very normal, so long as you wear a mask.” … [Read more...] about As coronavirus spreads, anxiety rises in China and overseas
As an ethicist, Green doesn't believe parents should choose modifications that turn their child into the next Michael Jordan. Nor does he think genetic manipulation should be used for racially discriminatory or homophobic reasons. But he believes some cosmetic applications may become more accepted. … [Read more...] about The slow crawl to designer babies