Gene editing

Scientists urge new EU rules on gene editing crops

Restrictive regulations could be ‘fatal’ for Crispr-edited crop research in Europe, researchers warn. Meanwhile, there are hints the UK government could consider relaxing restrictions on gene edited crops post-Brexit

20 Sep 2018

Genome editing needs urgent scrutiny says UK ethics group

Nuffield Council on Bioethics launches a review of the potential use of powerful editing tools in human reproduction and livestock, warning policymakers about the easy-to-use technology falling into the hands of ‘garage geneticists’
04 Oct 2016