designer babies

CRISPR

It’s Happening: US Scientists Reportedly Made a Genetically Modified Human Embryo

What now?
Kate Lunau
7.27.17
DNA

Genetic Editing Could Cause the Next Cold War

If China pursues human genetic enhancement and the US retreats under a conservative government, it could create a divide between the modified and the not, sewing the seeds of global conflict.
Zoltan Istvan
12.13.16
philosophy

A Bioethicist Argues for Engineering Babies That Will Have an Easy Life

Bioethicist Julian Savulescu reckons there's nothing wrong with genetically engineering a child that'll have it easy. In fact, he thinks we're morally obligated.
Richard Wordsworth
7.5.16
News

This Week, Top Geneticists Want to Decide If GMO Humans Are OK

The International Summit on Human Genome Editing is the most important meeting ever held on the subject.
Alex Pearlman
12.2.15
Culture

The Technology Transhumanists Want in Their Kids

Smart diapers, RFID chips, and more.
Zoltan Istvan
5.18.15
DNA

'Three-Parent Babies' Could Be Born in Two Years

A team of UK scientists gave their backing to a new IVF technique that would involve three people's DNA.
Victoria Turk
6.4.14
Motherboard Blog

The Technology for Designer Babies Was Just Patented, But Will It Be Used?

Cue the dystopian prophecies.
Meghan Neal
10.2.13
Motherboard Blog

Ones and Zeros 5/3/11: Birth Certificate Be Damned, Peak TV, OBL's a Twit-lebrity

_"Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs. - Guy Debord_ h3. ONE: Obama and his posse watched bin Laden raid first-person shooter style ("The Telegraph":http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/848935...
Ones Zeros
5.3.11