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NEJM Debates Repairing Human Germlines

BioEdge.com  Michael Cook  11-18-17 With the rapid advance in gene-editing technology, the time has come to consider how to ethical trials, according to an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine. Bryan Cwik, a philosopher at Portland State University, in Oregon, zeroes in on some u...

Ectogenesis: The End of the Abortion Debate?

BioEdge.org  by Xavier Symons | 28 Oct 2017 Ectogenesis, or the gestation of fetus in an environment ex utero, was once an idea confined to the realm of science fiction. But research involving the incubation of premature lambs in artificial gestation bags has made pundits think that fetal...