Half In UK Back Genome Editing To Prevent Severe Diseases

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Guardian: More than half the UK backs the idea of rewriting the DNA of human embryos to prevent severe or life-threatening diseases, according to a survey. Commissioned by the Progress Educational Trust (PET), a fertility...

Half in UK Back Genome Editing To Prevent Severe Diseases

More than half the UK backs the idea of rewriting the DNA of human embryos to prevent severe or life-threatening diseases, according to a survey. From a report: Commissioned by the Progress Educational Trust (PET), a fertility and genomics charity, the Ipsos poll...

Half in UK Back Genome Editing To Prevent Severe Diseases

More than half the UK backs the idea of rewriting the DNA of human embryos to prevent severe or life-threatening diseases, according to a survey. From a report: Commissioned by the Progress Educational Trust (PET), a fertility and genomics charity, the Ipsos poll...

UK Wants To Replace Cookie Pop-Ups With Browser-Based Opt-Outs

The U.K. government has published its final response to a data 'reform' consultation it kicked off last year, laying out how it intends to diverge from EU-based data protection rules. From a report: At first pass, it looks like it has stepped away from some of the...

UK Minister Wants Nation To Be a Crypto Hub, Minus the Criminals

The UK's digital minister reiterated the government's ambition to make Britain a global crypto hub while sounding a cautious note about the potential criminal uses of digital assets. From a report: "We do intend the United Kingdom and London to be crypto centers,"...

Brexit Row Could Prompt Exodus of Senior Scientists From UK

The UK is facing an exodus of star scientists, with at least 16 recipients of prestigious European grants making plans to move their labs abroad as the UK remains frozen out of the EU's flagship science programme. From a report: Britain's participation in Horizon...