This is a nice review inspired by recent controversial work of a Chinese scientist who claims to have created genetically engineered babies. It outlines approaches that we use to regulate unethical science and explains why these approaches can fail.

Maggie Koerth-Baker. FiveThirtyEight blog, December 10, 2018. Available in html format.

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