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Paul Knoepfler: What Are The Unintended Consequences Of Human Gene Editing?

[embedded content] Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode Future Consequences. About Paul Knoepfler’s TED Talk New gene editing tools hold a great deal of promise, but biologist Paul Knoepfler says we should be cautious. He warns altering DNA can have dire consequences, including a new form of eugenics. About Paul Knoepfler Paul Knoepfler is a biologist and a professor at UC Davis School of Medicine. His research examines stem and cancer cells including new genetic modification technology’s capacity to transform these cells. He is the author of GMO…

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