Tag Archives: American

Gene-Edited Babies: What a Chinese Scientist Told an American Mentor

PALO ALTO, Calif. — “Success!” read the subject line of the email. The text, in imperfect English, began: “Good News! The women is pregnant, the genome editing success!” The sender was He Jiankui, an ambitious, young Chinese scientist. The recipient was his former academic adviser, Stephen Quake, a star Stanford bioengineer and inventor. “Wow, that’s… Read More »

The All American Autism Friendly City

What is an autism-friendly city and how does one go about declaring an entire city to be autism-friendly? Thursday night, October 25 at 9 pm Eastern/6 pm Pacific, on our weekly Mental Health Social Interest Group call, my guest is Dr. Linda Barboa. Dr. Barboa is Co-founder of Stars 4 Autism, author of more than… Read More »