Should There Be a Ban on Experimenting With CRISPR on Human Embryos?
A Chinese scientist is claiming to have used CRISPR technology to genetically modify a set of twins to protect them from HIV. The news, revealed at the 2018 International Human Genome Editing Summit, shocked the medical community, and Dr. He Jiankui is now under investigation by a medical ethics board to see if he broke any Chinese laws or regulations. While CRISPR technology could eventually prevent or treat many diseases, it may also create a host of new medical and ethical problems.
A Chinese scientist has created genetically modified babies using CRISPR. While this technology may prevent or treat diseases, it may also create new medical and ethical issues. Are you for or against a ban on experimenting with CRISPR on human embryos?
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