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The ethical dimensions of new human gene editing technology

Posted by nte on February 12, 2016 in In Action

Françoise Baylis presents an invited talk to the AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting. 12 February 2016 (15-16:30), Marshall Ballroom North, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC.


The discussion of CRISPR-Cas9 should not take place in a vacuum. It must be understood in the context of a rich history of ethical and philosophical scholarship about the relation of science to society, about the control of new technology, about various national and religious ethical traditions, and about how society has responded to a large number of other novel and powerful technologies.

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