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CRISPR breakthrough could drop miscarriage rates

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Gene-editing technology CRISPR has revealed a clue in how human embryos begin to develop, possibly reducing the risk of miscarriage in those crucial first few weeks of pregnancy. 354 more words

Technology

Taking people's moral concerns seriously

I recently published a post on how anxiety can take possession of the intellect: how anxiety, when it is interpreted by thoughts that rationalize it, can cause moral panic. 501 more words

Musings

12 Week Update

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted but to be honest I’ve simply lost track of time. I am officially at 12 weeks so I have 1 more week until I’m officially in the 2nd trimester! 344 more words

Moral panic in the intellect

Moral panic develops intellectually. It is our thoughts that are racing. Certain mental images make such a deep impression on us that we take them for Reality, for Truth, for Facts. 388 more words

In The Research Debate

About The First Gene Edit in U.S...

There will be a time that mankind will be able to stamp out diseases either when we’re infants or earlier. I always thought of this especially when I played Civilizations: Call to Power. 572 more words

Biomedical

Here Goes Nothing: Our Two Day Transfer

The dreaded 2ww begins. I know we do not stand much a chance after everything, but having a transfer is still better than having none. Even if it is a 2 day transfer. 508 more words