Should scientists play with our genetic material?

Is genetic engineering ethical or unethical? Have you heard of CRISPR aka the revolutionizing tool to edit genes? To what extend should scientists use this tool? Pick a stance and write an argumentative essay: that was our assignment.

Here’s a snippet:

Although some scientists and bioethicists might argue that we should maximize the use of this advanced technology, we should take risks, and we should be comfortable with uncertainty. But, taking risks and being comfortable with uncertainty are not always the case especially when it comes to toying with the genetic material that composed a person’s life. ”

Read my full report attached below.

Genetic Engineering Essay – Rika

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