Human embryo research

From reading DNA to writing it

The « Human Genome Project-Write (HGP-write) » has just come into being. Its French translation: “the project of writing human genome”. The announcement was made on June 2, 2016, by scientists and industrial business partners in the Science magazine. The purpose of...

« The human genome is part of ‘humanity’s heritage’ »

In this video, Tugdual Derville describes the hopes and challenges raised by a new technique: the CRISPR-Cas9 method. Thanks to this technique it is now possible to replace, snip out or insert a gene to a cell’s DNA. It is a rather simple inexpensive genetic...

Human Embryos and the Health bill

The question of human embryo research, which is specifically mentioned in the 2013 law, is again being debated in the current Health bill, which the Senate will finish examining on Tuesday October 6th, by a final vote on the totality of the articles. On April 10,...
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