DNA Modification: An Ethical Dilemma

With the introduction of technologies such as CRISPR that can modify a cell’s DNA, one must understand the ethical dilemmas of doing such a thing. The first thing I can think of when DNA modification is introduced, is the fact that it would be used to cure genetic diseases. But here’s the thing: What actually is considered a genetic disease? Sure, certainly cancer would be a genetic disease – or possibly severe forms of Down … Read more