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Much-Hyped DNA Editing Study Under Fire

Much-Hyped DNA Editing Study Under Fire

Science’s next space race isn’t in the stars, but in your DNA. People around the world are working to use the latest DNA-editing technology, called CRISPR-Cas9, to fix the gene-based ails that plague so many victims. But this is still science — which means every side faces scrutiny, even from…

Computers Are Now Automatically Selecting The Best Embryos For Life

Computers Are Now Automatically Selecting The Best Embryos For Life

Video: These timelapses are captured by a computer that automatically tracks embryo growth from the moment the sperm enters the egg during in vitro fertilisation. It selects the best candidates for implantation in mothers, using special algorithms that look for some key markers during the cell division process.