WHO Recommends Global Gene Editing Database

The World Health Organization has issued its first global recommendations on human genome editing aimed at ensuring these public health tools are ethically sound and of benefit to all people around the world. Exciting advances are being made in human …

COVID Has Pushed Hundreds of Millions Into Hunger Worldwide

The United Nations said Monday that global hunger grew dramatically in 2020, due in large part to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the cost of and access to food. “The reality is worse than expected,” World Food Program chief economist Arif Hus…