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Still, while He’s rush to move heritable genome editing into humans was reckless, Greely writes, human genome editing isn’t inherently wrong.

Of course, a lot of what we understand about evolutionary mechanisms is based on particular modes of reproduction that occur on Earth, and there’s absolutely no reason that the way heritable information is passed here on Earth happens elsewhere.

Churchland and I recently talked about how brain differences, which are underwritten by differences in our genes, shape our moral attitudes — and how those can be highly heritable.

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Gene editing to make heritable changes in human DNA isn’t yet safe and effective enough to make gene-edited babies, an international scientific commission says.

If countries can’t ensure that all of those criteria are met, heritable gene editing shouldn’t be approved, the commissioners say.

Twin and adoption studies have revealed that a disposition toward suicidal behavior is partially heritable.

The father divides them as heritable property into equal portions for bequest to his children.

And so, again, the lords rights under the commendation seem to constitute an alienable and heritable seignory.

Already the process has begun which will make it applicable to every person who has heritable rights in land.

We know that taken individually the lawmen of Lincoln were holders of heritable franchises, of sake and soke.

True that the rights conferred upon them are not restrained within the compass of three lives but are heritable ad infinitum.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heritable, such as: genetic, inborn, transmitted, ancestral, bequeathed, and family.

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