Michael Sandel on genetic enhancement

In the age of genome editing, the question of genetic enhancements takes on new urgency. The philosopher Michael Sandel published an influential critique, which this post reviews.


Running with scissors – Part II

This post gives you a "look under the bonnet" of genome editing itself. This includes issues ranging from the mechanism with which CRISPR/Cas9 specifically changes DNA to side-effects and to embryonic DNA, which is at the centre of a larger debate. Find out more!