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Germ-line gene editing: Time for a new Asilomar? New op-ed by Dr Silvia Camporesi in the Huffington Post
From Dr Silvia Camporesi’ s op-ed in the Huffington Post Blog:
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“Scientists have been calling for a “voluntary moratorium” to pause and reflect on the technique of germ-line gene editing “until more research is done.” References to the 1975 Asilomar conference as an exemplar of good and responsible scientific practice are ubiquitous.
I recently returned from attending the California Mathematics Council North conference at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove. This really is an amazing place: a conference grounds built right next to the beach, in a forested area where deer occasionally are spotted running around, in a town full of big trees and old houses that is one of the best places I know of to take a walk. 1,303 more words
One of the last days of my California trip featured a venture to Monterey and Seaside where my son lives. The old coast road, Cabrillo Highway, Highway One, muddled south out of Santa Cruz, Soquel, and Aptos in heavy traffic that cleared some after Rio Del Mar. 580 more words