"He Jiankui was a rogue scientist"
To be fair, the U.S. Air Force also dropped Adderall in favor of Modafinil. And DARPA has been exploring genetic engineering for some time, including an anecdote — or what could be thought of as ephemeral genome probably-not-for-combat edits — program. https://www.darpa.mil/program/safe-genes …
Okay, so that DARPA genetics buildup is not a not-for-combat CRISPR program. I don’t dislike it? But can we make a better sunscreen first? 🥴 https://onezero.medium.com/the-government-aims-to-use-crispr-to-make-soldiers-radiation-proof-3e18b00c9553 …
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