human embryos
Embryo Watch
Embryo Watch
Jef Akst | May 5, 2016
A new culture system allows researchers to track the development of human embryos in vitro for nearly two weeks.
Embryo Editing Gets Green Light in U.K.
Embryo Editing Gets Green Light in U.K.
Bob Grant | Feb 2, 2016
Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London will use CRISPR/Cas9 to modify genes in early human embryos.
Fiddling with Human Genes
Fiddling with Human Genes
Tracy Vence | Nov 30, 2015
A look at the technologies now helping researchers edit human genes and discussions of the controversy that has ensued.
Tide Shifting on Embryo Gene Editing?
Tide Shifting on Embryo Gene Editing?
Bob Grant | Sep 11, 2015
An international bioethics group says that research that involves editing genes in human embryos can be valuable, though it doesn’t approve of making “designer babies.”