Medical ethics

Expert says gene editing has ‘ethical problems’

November 28, 2018

A medical ethicist, speaking about a Chinese scientist who says he helped make the world's first gene-edited babies, says research institutions want to steer clear of conflicts of interest, especially on a topic "with ethical problems like this one" (Nov. 27)

Ethicist Foresees Choosing Babies from Embryos

April 18, 2018

A prominent biomedical ethics expert says that in 20 to 40 years, many prospective parents may choose from dozens of embryos to become their babies and would be provided with genetic information about each embryo to help make the choice. (April 18)

Update hourly