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.
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!