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Superhumans or Frankensteins? Controversial World of Genetic Engineering

In 2018 He Jiankui announced China’s first genetically modified human beings who are immune to HIV. In return, he was sentenced to prison and hefty fines.

Do we have right to play God? Is genetically modifying humans ethical? These are questions with no easy answers but we can speculate about the other side of the equation. The burning question is “What kind of superhumans can we create with the help of genetic engineering?”



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Erman Akdogan

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