Manufacture a human soul? I think not….
by Will Brendza
May 21, 2016
There were nearly 150 bright minded scientists who attended the closed-door meeting at Harvard Medical School in Boston. They were all told explicitly to not contact the media and not to tweet during the meeting on March 10th.
The surreptitious nature of this conference is strange enough, but the subject matter is downright alarming: artificial genome creation.
Basically, a bunch of scientists got together in secret to discuss the future of growing babies in test tubes, without parents.
Now, genome modification has been around for a long time. But especially in the last decade, the science of DNA has developed to a point where we can clone animals and select which genetic and physical traits our children are born with.
The science is incredibly…
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