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Sex-Selective Abortion: What's the Big Deal?

A bill that would declare sex-selective abortion to be illegal is up for debate in the UK. You can find more info at the Catholic Herald… 377 more words

Moss Bioreactors

For this post: a deviation from my research. Moss bioreactors are only tangentially related to my research in that they work with moss! But it looks very, very different from any field or lab work I do. 740 more words


A Good Side of Genetic Modification

Viruses are really cool.

They don’t have many genes, which is why they’re so hard to tame, and they often insert their own DNA into yours, which is what causes all the symptoms. 294 more words

GM Babies

World’s first GM babies born


The world’s first geneticallymodified humans have been created, it was revealed last night.

The disclosure that 30 healthy babies were born after a series of experiments in the United States provoked another furious debate about ethics.

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Altered Humans