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The Synthetic Human, CRISPR, and Science Hype

Blind faith in DNA: “We should be wary of accepting bold claims by researchers until they have been thoroughly tested,” says this position piece on science in the news. Have we really found the essence of life, as Nobel laureate James Watson puts it, by studying its parts? The genetics narrative may not be as air-tight as it is made out to be.” Students can use this article as an intro to the topic of science as a world-view meta-narrative.

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