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The CRISPR Revolution and Its Ethical Mysteries

January 14, 2021 at 3:30pm4:30pm EST

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Eradication of fatal diseases. The raising of better crops and livestock. Designer humans. CRISPR gene editing technology promises to revolutionize our lives.

But, as with all new technology, with the potential for life-changing advances comes the potential for misuse as well as unintended consequences. On January 14, join Samuel Gorovitz, professor of philosophy, and Hille Paakkunainen, associate professor of philosophy, to discuss some of the major ethical questions surrounding CRISPR genome editing.

This event was published on January 7, 2021.

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