Gene-edited babies in China

By Angela Napoletano It seems that He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who announced to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies, has been arrested. https://beta.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/2176109/university-denies-chinese-frankenstein-has-been-detained-over The news has been spread by the South China Morning Post even if it has not been confirmed by officials. Is this good news? Science’s progresses are usually perceived as […] Read more

Destruction in the Game of Life

A report has been released by the Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority on the adverse effects of in vitro fertilisation (IVF). It cites more than 1,600 incidents have occurred from 2010-2012. This means anywhere between 500-600 cases are being investigated every year in relation to IVF. The incidents are broken down into 3 classes– A, B, and […] Read more