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Eugenics 2.0: We’re at the Dawn of Choosing Embryos by Health, Height, and More

November 18, 2017

Nathan Treff was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 24. It’s a disease that runs in families, but it has complex causes. More than one gene is involved. 2,745 more words

Biology

Third time, and a glimmer of hope

It’s November, and I’ve started round 3. As I described in my last posts, my first month’s attempt at egg freezing resulted in one dominant follicle and zero eggs. 541 more words

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CRISPR gene editing removes genetic blood disorder

Last month, a Chinese research team used CRISPR to remove the blood disorder beta-thalassemia from the genome of an embryo.  1,088 more words

Science

Answering the Question

The question was:

Would you save one 5-year-old child from a burning building, or save 1,000 embryos.

The honest answer, which reportedly has never been realized, demonstrates that so-called Right-To-Life advocates are not what they profess to be and can not in all honesty insist that others conform to their Right-To-Life demands.

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Politics

1000 human embryos v 5 year old child?

Last week I came across some controversy on the internet. On Twitter, to be more precise (who would have thought it!?). A man called Patrick S. 773 more words

Catholic

IVF - PGD Testing Results are in! What Now?

Houston we have Chromosomally healthy Embryos!!

I got a call from my IVF nurse today with my PGD results!  They ended up coming in a day earlier than they said they would. 511 more words

IVF

DNA Surgery on Embryos Removes Disease

Original Article

By James Gallagher

Precise “chemical surgery” has been performed on human embryos to remove disease in a world first, Chinese researchers have told the BBC. 536 more words