Coming to PBS/NOVA on Sept 9: -- Human Nature

With an extraordinary new technology called CRISPR, we can now edit DNA—including human DNA. But how far should we go? Gene-editing promises to eliminate certain genetic disorders like sickle cell disease. But the applications quickly raise ethical questions. Is it wrong to engineer soldiers to feel no pain, or to resurrect an extinct species?

How far should we go?

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Might be worth a watch, although I haven’t been impressed with the more recent episodes of NOVA that I’ve watched. I may not be in their target audience, for whatever reason. (I’m too old? :grin:) …and I just checked: it’s two hours (1:50, more like). :neutral_face:

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Yes, I did get to see it, and it was pretty well done, from my lay perspective. Thanks for the heads up.

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Thanks for watching! I thought they did a great job.

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