In this episode, Dan and Todd, with the help of Sectarian Review’s Danny Anderson, take a peek at genetic editing, and in particular the CRISPR system, which is a hot topic in recent studies of genetics. The trio consider the implications of CRISPR’s efficiency and supposed ease of use on human beings for both repair of disease and other possible desired outcomes. Click here to listen.
A couple links for your perusal:
Link to the Genetics Timeline mentioned in the episode: https://www.genome.gov/pages/education/genetictimeline.pdf
Links to some descriptions of CRISPR
Links to some articles discussing CRISPR, Gene Editing, and Ethics: