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Human Cells Can Change Job to Fight Diabetes

From NCER: Until now, all adult cells were thought to permanently execute one function. For the first time ever, researchers collaborating from several universities have discovered that adult somatic cells can be influenced to change from their original role t...

Statement by the Organizing Committee of the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing, November 29, 2018

While being caught off guard at the revelation of the gene-edited twins, the medical research community seemed to only condemn the prematurity in the creation of these “designer” babies due to the uncertainty of their safety.  No trepidation was expressed at the immorality of researchers literally creating their own human test subjects. However, the possible perception […]