DNA and the Ethics of Genetic Modification

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Check out this freely-accessible National Geographic article titled “How the DNA Revolution is Changing Us”.  This article explores the role of CRISPR in gene modification efforts, its potential, and the ethical challenges it raises.

Genetic modification has improved disease control and prevention, and has the potential to prevent conditions and diseases that result from one’s genetic makeup.  However, where we draw the line of application is the true question.

Interested in more resources for genetics?  Check out our Genetics Journal Club Research Guide.

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