Science Fiction is Now: Reproduction without Sex

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Imagine if you could take a skin cell and develop them into an egg and a sperm, then go on to edit the DNA to select red hair and blue eyes. This may have been science fiction a few decades ago, but this is becoming reality. We are living science fiction. Is the Church ready to meet the ethical challenges that come with this? Join Andy, Steve, and Daniel as they discuss this surreal, yet so real, topic.

Links & Articles

In 20 to 40 years, most Americans won’t have sex to reproduce. Get ready. from Vox.com

Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR, the New Tool that Edits DNA from Gizmodo.com

What is a Stem Cell? from Canadian Stem Cell Foundation

Queer 2.0: What Does ‘Cisgender’ Mean Anyway? from NBC News

 


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