Genetics

Creators of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool win Nobel Prize

"Doctors administered a CRISPR cancer treatment in November and have used the method against sickle cell disease, HIV, and inherited forms of blindness. But the technology has sparked controversy, too. Experts around the world criticized Chinese scientist He Jiankui in 2018 when he revealed he used it to try to give the first gene-edited babies resistance to the AIDS virus." - WORLD

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“When it comes to people with disabilities, Christians need to rethink what it means to be ‘fearfully and wonderfully made.’”

"Williams syndrome is a 'spontaneous' deletion of about 25 genes occurring at conception on the long arm of the seventh chromosome. Researching it brought up phrases such as physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, speech delays, fine-motor issues, visual-spatial problems... and the list went on." - AiG

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