Monthly Archives: April, 2018

Japan to lift ban on growing human organs in animals

Japan has decided to join the US and UK in allowing researchers to implant an animal embryo (a fertilized egg) containing human cells into an animal’s womb and have the animal give birth. The constructive possibilities include growing human organs in animals for transplantation into humans. But they assure us that they will not allow […]

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

Are you ready for designer parenting? In the near future, the complete library of  an embryos’ DNA will be analyzed to reveal diseases and personal traits, thereby allowing parents to determine if each is suitable to be allowed to live.  NCER supports a ban on use of genetic editing to produce designer babies. MALCOLM RITTER,  Associated […]