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Miss Universe’s first transgender contestant rocks the runway

She’s transfixing! Miss Spain, Angela Ponce, the first openly transgender contestant in the 66-year history of the Miss Universe pageant, is getting rave reviews for her bikini body, runway glamour and message of inclusion. “I always say: Having a vagina didn’t transform me into a woman,” the post-op trans gal told reporters as the pageant… Read More »

Why Are Scientists So Upset About the First Crispr Babies?

A Chinese scientist recently claimed he had produced the world’s first gene-edited babies, setting off a global firestorm. If true — the scientist has not yet published data that would confirm it — his actions would be a sensational breach of international scientific conventions. Although gene editing holds promise to potentially correct dangerous disease-causing mutations… Read More »

China orders an inquiry into the 'world's first gene-edited babies'

China orders an inquiry into the ‘world’s first gene-edited babies’ as scientists continue to condemn ‘irresponsible’ researchers who claim to have edited the DNA of twins to give them immunity to HIV Scientists said the use of CRISPR-Cas9 technology to edit the genes was risky They said it harmed the reputation of the biomedical community… Read More »