- Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments Updated: Feb-01-16 3:42 pm
LONDON - In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward "designer babies," Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos.
- AP News Guide: Facts about gene editing as Britain OKs study Updated: Feb-01-16 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON - Britain's decision to allow researchers to edit the genes of human embryos - not to create babies but to start unraveling the earliest stages of development - is raising new questions about the ethics of this hot new technology.
- University of Oregon researcher's work attracts debate Updated: Jan-23-16 1:16 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - University of Oregon molecular biologist Ken Prehoda is experiencing the ups and downs of becoming a viral sensation - as in social media, not an infection.