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Why one woman agreed to become an 'Immortal Corpse' for science

“The Immortal Corpse” is part of National Geographic’s special-edition, single-topic issue on “The Future of Medicine,” available online now and on newsstands Dec. 21. When Susan Potter first approached Dr. Vic Spitzer about having her body sliced up 27,000 times and turned into a digital cadaver, Spitzer said he wasn’t interested. “She told me she… Read More »

CRISPR scientist says another woman is pregnant with an edited embryo

He Jiankui at the Human Genome Editing Conference in Hong KongKin Cheung/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Alice Klein Jiankui He, the Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world’s first genetically-edited babies, says another may be on the way. Speaking at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong today, He… Read More »