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Into a Brave New World - GM Embryos


Dr. Orange

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/11558305/China-shocks-world-by-genetically-engineering-human-embryos.html

China taking one for the Science community by genetically modifying children to remove the Cas9 gene in an attempt to eradicate the blood disorder thalassaemia. It's wild and it hits about every ethical issue about cloning and gene-splicing, but I think this is a really cool and great step to understanding ourselves as humans. I hope to see more work into this subject in the future and I just wanted to share this Medical breakthrough. 

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But it would be a really dick move if they chose not to share their discoveries...

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I believe they're out at least partially. It's just ... like ... every other country pointing and saying unethical.

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China is not a known giver of fucks when it comes to international laws and what not, just look at their massive market of knock-offs. However, when it comes to genetic engineering and what not my main issue is just that we don't know enough to know how everything affects everything else.

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