We need to talk about CRISPR

We need powerful global legislation to prevent the misuse of CRISPR technology by rogue scientists and countries. Image credit - Piqsels, licensed under CC0

By Vittoria D’Alessio We need an active public debate on the ethics of gene editing technology to realise its potential and prevent it being used in nefarious ways, for example by the military and amateur scientists, and to take cultural differences into account, according to Professor Christiane Woopen, executive director of the┬áCentre for Ethics, Rights, … Read more