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Science must inform the genetics debate

The prime minister's chief science adviser says the  "precautionary principle should be adaptive, not prohibitive." 

Mon, 14 Aug 2017

In another case of science by press release, headlines of "Designer babies: one step closer" has moved the debate from basic research to "creating genetically modified humans …" in a single leap.

Such headlines have been around since at least 2004, and belie the challenges and regulations around

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