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Research Ethics Roundup: First Human Embryos Edited in US, Large Scale Wellness Studies, Seeing Pregnant Women as “Vulnerable” Research Subjects, Europe’s New Animal Research Transparency Efforts

This week’s Research Ethics Roundup looks at the first known US-based attempt of changing the DNA of embryos with CRISPR, the results of a large-scale wellness study, why researchers are challenging the notion that pregnant women are a “vulnerable” research population, and why European researchers are choosing to be transparent about their research with animals.

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