Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Health | Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies Supported by The researcher, He Jiankui, offered no evidence or data to back up his assertions. If true, some fear the feat could open the door to “designer babies.” ByGina Kolata, Sui-Lee Wee and Pam Belluck Nov. 26, 2018 Ever since scientists created the powerful gene editing technique Crispr, they have braced apprehensively for the day when it would be used to create a genetically altered human being. Many nations banned such work, fearing it could be misused to alter everything from eye color to I.Q. Now, the moment they feared may have come. On Monday, a scientist in China announced that he had created the world’s first genetically edited babies, twin girls who were born this month. The researcher, He … [Read more...] about Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Smarter Living Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by If you’re in college, at work or somewhere in between, we’re here to help. ByLindsey Underwood Oct. 24, 2018 Welcome to The Edit newsletter. Each week you’ll hear from college students and recent graduates about issues going on in their lives. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. A few weeks ago, I got a note from a reader named Amanda Schockling. She wrote, “I’ve been out of college for 3 years now and my question is this: How do you make meaningful friendships and connections as an adult?” It’s a good question, but I didn’t know how to answer it. After I graduated, I moved to D.C. for a new job. It was a really tough year that turned into three tough years. I met friends through work, but never felt like I found my people. I … [Read more...] about How to Make Friends
opinion Asbury Park Press Published 3:56 p.m. UTC Jun 6, 2018 Editor's note: In my recent column "It's time to have a candid conversation about race, bias," I invited readers to suggest ways to get the conversation going in a way that could make a positive difference in our communities. I was overwhelmed with the response. I received dozens of emails, most of them with thoughtful, well-conceived ideas and many with moving personal experiences. Today, we share excerpts from a handful of them, and encourage you to submit more suggestions that can help us solidify plans for moving our discussions forward. Email your thoughts to [email protected] or [email protected] — Hollis R. Towns, Asbury Park Press executive editor. Trailed by store security guard in the City of Brotherly Love I was truly moved by the column about racism in America, especially profiling. It reminded me of something that has bothered me for a long time. As a … [Read more...] about Conversation on race, bias: Readers offer ideas on how to get it started
The Rant is The News-Sentinel’s anonymous sound-off forum. The readers’ views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. Why don’t (the politicians) restore the Electric Works (project) in phases, making it affordable to the taxpayers and the contractors? Prioritize using the contractors that have funding in place and are available for projects! If you want to get rid of drug dealers, put out a reward: From $1,000-$10,000, with half paid out when charges are filed (and) the other half upon conviction. Drug users would sell out their mother for $10,000. The current war on drugs has not worked in the last 30 years. Time to try something else, unless you want to keep wasting money with no results. All we need to see is (President) Trump’s tax returns, then everyone would know the real reason he loves (Vladimir) Putin. It would all be laid out like Thanksgiving dinner with Putin at the head of the table, Russian bankers in … [Read more...] about The Rant for April 11, 2018COMMENTSCommentaryNEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: You can’t represent all of the people all of the timeLETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reader appeals to City Council on rezoning issue off of Illinois RoadEMERY MCCLENDON: A golden opportunity for our city to honor our militaryJOHN STOSSEL: The Red PillTHE LAST WORD: Looking back on the horrors of the April Marie Tinsley killing and othersLETTER TO THE EDITOR: Taking issue with recent Leo Morris editorialLatest NewsNewsletter
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