|One Step Closer to Tailored-Made Humans|
The researcher and biologist Fredrik Lanner, from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, started to edit the DNA of healthy human embryos. This is the first reported action taken in gene editing on developing human embryos in the world; it’s another step onward to ultimately tailor-make a human being.
|Drug Prices: What Can Be Done?|
Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, argues that everyday drugs like EpiPen, should be economically affordable to all. After Mylan, the pharmaceutical company and owner of EpiPen, raised the drug’s price from $100 in 2008 to $600 this year, it received a series of critics and backlash.
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