Eugenics on the Web – Weekly Announcements May 1, 2022

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Numerous articles of interest were published this week, including:

 

 

CRISPR

 


The scientist who co-created CRISPR isn’t ruling out engineered babies someday

https://www.technologyreview.com/2022/04/26/1048917/crispr-gene-editing-scientist/

 

How CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing is transforming healthcare and agriculture, a decade after its discovery

https://www.economist.com/podcasts/2022/04/26/how-crispr-cas9-gene-editing-is-transforming...

 

 

The Download: Fertility for trans-men and a Q&A with CRISPR’s co-creator

https://www.technologyreview.com/2022/04/26/1051298/download-fertility-eggs-trans-men-lab-crispr-jennifer-doudna-babies/

 

Genes affecting HIV infection identified using CRISPR genome editing

https://www.bionews.org.uk/page_163529

 

 

China focuses on ethics to deter another ‘CRISPR babies’ scandalhttps://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-01051-0

 

 

Eugenics

 

Harvard acknowledged that slavery was 'integral' to its history in a new report that also said the university conducted disturbing eugenics experiments and 'race science'

 

https://www.businessinsider.com/harvard-slavery-integral-history-disturbing-eugenics-exper...

  Not the full story: Seeking eugenics history in Yale’s science curriculumhttps://yaledailynews.com/blog/2022/04/29/not-the-full-story-seeking-eugenics-history-in-y...
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