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  • Científicos debaten límites y ética de alteración genética

    Hundreds of scientists and ethicists from around the world are gathering in Washington this week to debate the boundaries of human gene editing, amid worry that the fast-moving research may outpace safety and ethics scrutiny.

  • Ethical issues emerge as scientists peek into baby genes

    The newest frontier in the genetic revolution peaks into a baby\’s genetic code, but is full of ethical challenges, from how early to do so to how to make use of this health forecast without causing needless worry.

  • Red genes, blue genes?

    We\’re not talking about fashion or the color of your eyes. Can your DNA pre-determine whether you will vote for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama? New research suggests that it may play a big role in your ballot box choices.