A poll conducted at the turn of the century found 71 percent of the public saying that they would consider xenotransplantation
Experts believe it is only a matter of time before cloning becomes a viable option for species conservation.
Thus far some 80 genes have been identified that are likely to be involved in the keeping the lifespan of bowhead whales very long.
If I determined that the benefits of genome-based embryo selection outweighed the risks, and, critically, my partner felt the same, I would do it.
Our species is on the cusp of a revolution that will change every aspect of our lives but we’re hardly talking about it.
There could be a way of predicting – and preventing – which children will go on to have low intelligence.
This truly remarkable time in the biological sciences has the opportunity to effectively attack some of the most fundamental problems of society.