the community site for and by
developmental and stem cell biologists

Genetics Unzipped: GMO or GM NO? The ethics and realities of genome editing

Posted by , on 9 March 2023

Lady justice bronze statue in front of a DNA graphic

Now that we have a technology that allows us to alter DNA, it means that we can have an impact. We have a choice in the matter of health and bodies of plants, animals, and humans. And so now here is the question: think about anything that you want to in the world about health or about bodies, and now know that we can change that should we wish to. What would you do? What do you think is worth doing? What do you think is not worth doing?

Dr Gunes Taylor

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re exploring the history and ethics of genome editing, tinkering with the genetics not only of this generation, but potentially generations to come.

Genetics Unzipped is the podcast from The Genetics Society. Full transcript, links and references available online at

Subscribe from Apple podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Head over to to catch up on our extensive back catalogue.

If you enjoy the show, please do rate and review on Apple podcasts and help to spread the word on social media. And you can always send feedback and suggestions for future episodes and guests to Follow us on Twitter – @geneticsunzip

Thumbs up (No Ratings Yet)

Tags: , , , , , , ,
Categories: Outreach, Podcast, Societies

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get involved

Create an account or log in to post your story on the Node.

Sign up for emails

Subscribe to our mailing lists.

Do you have any news to share?

Our ‘Developing news’ posts celebrate the various achievements of the people in the developmental and stem cell biology community. Let us know if you would like to share some news.