Irrational Fear of Genetically Modified Food
News Nov 17, 2009
Michael Specter (author of Denialism, Michaelspecter.com, The New Yorker writer) takes questions from Chris Mooney (Unscientific America, The Intersection) on the question of "Irrational Fear of Genetically Modified Food"
China is poised to introduce a new regulation on gene editing in humans. A draft of the country’s new civil code lists human genes and embryos in a section on personality rights to be protected. Experiments on genes in adults or embryos that endanger human health or violate ethical norms can accordingly be seen as a violation of a person’s fundamental rights.READ MORE