Laura Hercher, Host, The Beagle Has Landed
Nathan Pearson, Genomicist; Founder, Root Deep Insight
0:00 Happy Birthday CRISPR babies
12:58 23andMe, but for embryo selection
28:27 Golden Rice—almost
34:00 A listener’s comment
The gene edited babies, Lulu and Nana, turn one. Laura Hercher says it feels like it’s been five years. Nathan says, “Happy Birthday.”
Along with our genomics headline party this month, we also discuss a comment that came in from our last show which leads us to the question, can we discuss science without discussing politics?
It’s Nathan, Laura and Theral for almost a full hour sifting through November’s news.