Science | Scientists turn to editing sperm to get around criticism of embryo research
by Julie Borg
Posted 9/12/19, 02:03 pm
Want a child with blue eyes and a 130 IQ who is a super athlete? Given the pace at which scientists are rushing to edit the human genome, made-to-order babies could exist sooner than we imagine. Though the World Health Organization called for a global ban on editing human embryos in March, a team of reproductive biologists in New York City has found a way around the restriction.