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CRISPR babies: a view from the centre of the storm

Posted by , on 8 February 2019

This article by Robin Lovell-Badge, published this week in Development, gives a front-row view of the CRISPR babies scandal from last year. When the story broke, we collated reactions from ...

The reported birth of CRISPR-edited humans: reactions from the field

Posted by , on 29 November 2018

One scientific story has dominated the news this week: the first report of CRISPR-edited human babies being born. In an associated Node post, we’ve collected the most useful links we ...

The reported birth of CRISPR-edited humans: useful links

Posted by , on 29 November 2018

One scientific story has dominated the news this week: the first report of CRISPR-edited human babies being born. The story’s scientific and ethical aspects stirred up heated debate, as did ...

Raw Data: a cautionary tale

Posted by , on 4 March 2016

I’ve just finished reading ‘Raw Data’ by Pernille Rørth. As a disclaimer, Pernille ran the lab next door to me when I was a postdoc, and as Editor in Chief ...

From naïve pluripotency to chimeras: a new ethical challenge?

Posted by , on 18 December 2014

This article by Insoo Hyun was first published in  Development. Also read the companion ethics article here.   In recent years, there has been much interest in the prospect of generating and using human stem cells ...

Ethical considerations in chimera research

Posted by , on 18 December 2014

This article by Göran Hermerén was first published in  Development. Also read the companion ethics article  here.   The development of human pluripotent stem cells has opened up the possibility to analyse the ...

Human Stem Cell research: new ethical questions?

Posted by , on 21 October 2014

The Ethics Session at the Company of Biologists “From Stem Cells to Human Development” workshop Last September the Company Of Biologists organized an exciting three-day dive into the biology of ...

Ethical development

Posted by , on 2 September 2014

This editorial was first published in Development. We encourage feedback from the community on our policies – please leave any comments below.   A central premise of scientific publishing – that publication ...

StemCellTalks sends high school bloggers to the ISSCR pt. 2

Posted by , on 26 June 2014

StemCellTalks is a Canadian high school stem cell outreach initiative that has been running in 7 cities in Canada since 2010. The program has featured over 50 stem cell “experts” during this ...

An interview with Janet Rossant

Posted by , on 18 October 2013

This interview first appeared in Development.   Janet Rossant is a developmental biologist who has worked for many years on the mouse blastocyst, the derivation of stem cell lines and on ...

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