NIH throws out the bathwater, baby and all.
01 May 2015 by Peter Mills
Yesterday, the US National Institutes of Health announced that they would “not fund any use of gen...
Human gene editing: Keep calm and carry on conversing
17 Dec 2015 by Guest
The Human Gene Editing Summit in Washington DC was much anticipated and generated many commentaries,...
Hinxton, Greater Manchester: sealing a transatlantic entente
15 Sep 2015 by Peter Mills
“It's peace and quiet that we need to go back to work again.” – Bob Dylan, Joey In recent ...
Of big beasts and straw men
02 Sep 2015 by Peter Mills
I wrote recently on this blog about the disappointingly peremptory resolution by the US National Ins...
CRISPR in South America: a case for 'liberation genomics'?
10 Nov 2016 by Peter Mills
We should all know about CRISPR-Cas9 (CC9) by now. We should know, at least, that it is a biological...
Nuffield Council statement on reports of gene-edited babies born in China
26 Nov 2018
Today, the media has reported that gene-edited babies have been born in China. If these reports are ...