Tag: CRISPR

Tag: CRISPR

Gene Doping and Sports
March 9, 2023 Genetically Modified Life Ariel Sykes

Gene Doping: Challenging the Future of Sports By Gaby Branin If you were a professional or olympic athlete and you had the ability to become stronger, faster, and all around better by making a simple change to your DNA, would you? What if it is banned, but other athletes are still using it? This paper

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The Ethics of CRISPR Gene Editing
June 4, 2021 Vision of Justice Sofia K. '23

Justice and CRISPR: Diving Deeper into Issues and Inequalities Perpetuated by CRISPR By Sofia Keri CRISPR, or Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, edits genes in living organisms with the potential to cure diseases. However, is the use of CRISPR modifications on somatic cells ethical through the lens of justice, especially with respect to sickle

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CRISPR Gene Editing
April 30, 2020 Environment and Health Ariel Sykes

Crispr Gene Drives: Mosquitos Massacre or Malaria Miracle? By Sonia Parmar The African malaria mosquito is the most dangerous animal on earth, claiming roughly half a million lives each year. In 2016, there were 216 million cases of malaria, 90% of which were found in sub-Saharan Africa. Nearly half of the world is at risk,

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