Biotechnology News

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X-risk News of the Week: Human Embryo Gene Editing

X-risk = Existential Risk. The risk that we could accidentally…

CRISPR to Be Used on People by 2017

We recently posted an article about what the CRISPR gene-editing…
CRISPR, DNA, gene splicing, gene ethics, biotechnology

The Rise and Ethics of CRISPR

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CRISPR. The acronym is short for "clustered regularly interspaced…

From Global News Canada: Former Greenpeace president supports biotechnology

"Patrick Moore says biotechnology is one of the reasons farmers…

The Power to Remake a Species

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  Once started, a carefully implemented gene drive could eradicate…
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GCRI News Summaries

Here are the July and August global catastrophic risk news summaries,…
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April 2015 Newsletter

In the News * The MIT Technology Review recently published…
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Feeding Everyone No Matter What

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Dr David Denkenberger is a research associate at the Global Catastrophic…
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FLI launch event @ MIT

The Future of Technology: Benefits and Risks FLI was officially…