End monkey embryo altering with MCPH1 human brain gene.

  • by: April Ray
  • recipient: Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution Kunming Institute of Zoology China

A study in Beijing, researchers took human copies of the MCPH1 gene, which plays a role in human brain development, and introduced it into monkey embryos via a virus that carried the gene. The concern is Adding human brain genes to a monkey stands to fundamentally change the way the monkey perceives and interacts with reality. These researchers have stated plains on more test with different genes in the future. This has to stop right now. Please help stop this unethical treatment now.

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