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Discussing Whether to Alter Human DNA to Create Ability to See in the Ultraviolet

Tim Newcomb in Popular Mechanics magazine discusses 3-day summit in London to establish limits to modifying human DNA including adding ability to see in the UV. Now that human genome editing is real, the ethical questions are endless. A three-day summit in London in March will focus on the ethical quandaries of gene editing in pursuit of the perfect human. The science of genome editing is moving faster than any regulations around it. One of the first talks at the planned Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing in March is called, “Hopes and fears for human genome editing.” The panel is scheduled to last…
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