• Framing and legitimating EU legal regulation of human gene-editing technologies: key facets and functions of an imaginary

    25 days ago - By Oxford Journals

    ABSTRACTGene-editing technologies, ie those able to make changes in the DNA of an organism, are the object of global competition and a regulatory race between countries and regions. There is an attempt to craft legal frameworks protective enough for users, but flexible enough for developers of gene-editing technologies. This article examines the imaginary built into the framing of EU-level legal regulation of human gene-editing technologies and identifies its three key related facets: the tension around naturalness; safeguarding morality and ethics; and the pursuit of medical objectives...
    Read more ...