Kuwait has revoked a proposed law that would have required all citizens and visitors to submit samples of their DNA, following fears of data abuse.
Jessica is a biomedical ethicist and patient advocate who specialises in healthcare and ethics issues facing rare disease patients and families.
Using an algorithm, scientists have been able to construct a ‘genetic mugshot’ by linking people’s genetic information to their facial features.
Scott Gottlieb, M.D., has announced a new approach for how the FDA will deal with novel stem cell treatments and ‘unscrupulous clinics’
What did the recent study using the CRISPR gene editing technique actually entail, and what did we learn from it?
Watch: Scientists safely correct a disease-causing mutation in early stage human embryos with gene editing.
The GP-Write team have separately begun to either rewrite the yeast genome or create new yeast DNA codes to be put into yeast cells.
Reports of successful genetic modification of human embryos raise questions about how we should react.
Luke Timmerman is an award-winning journalist, and the founder and editor of Timmerman Report. We chose him to be this week’s Short Read star.