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In the News: First report of baby born with mitochondrial replacement

As researchers, ethicists, policymakers and the broader public continue to debate whether gene editing should be used to modify human embryos, another procedure that would result in genetic changes being passed on to future […]

In the News: Clinical use of CRISPR takes a step forward

This week, the Recombinant DNA Research Advisory Committee, an advisory body to the US National Institutes of Health, gave its go-ahead to the first clinical trial of the gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 in humans. […]

In the News: Synthetic Genomes, Gene Drives, and Human-Pig Chimeras

 

A number of developments in the past few weeks brought to the forefront various issues related to the ethical and social implications of novel genetic technologies, public engagement in science, and democratic deliberation […]

National Microbiome Initiative

As the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy unveils plans for the National Microbiome Initiative, pgEd is pleased to announce that we will be developing a series of new educational resources on the microbes – microscopic […]

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