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Kevin Esvelt has emerged as a leader in the debate about the ethics and politics of releasing genetically engineered animals.
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations
The initiative, working with George Church, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, and Kevin Esvelt, head of the Sculpting Evol...
The reproductive organs of the female body have long been a site of contention, where opposing ideologies in religion, politics, and cult...
Transdisciplinary artist Ani Liu spoke to us about her project as commentary on the state of reproductive rights today.
Kevin Esvelt leads the Sculpting Evolution Group at MIT. Their work explores “evolutionary and ecological engineering and responsive science
A transgenic chicken commercial for ovulating womenEsgtrogen Farms is a fictional company that raises genetically modified chickens that ...
We collaborated with NIAS (National Institute of Agricultural Science) to genetically engineer silkworms to develop new kinds of silk for...
Sparking discussion about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of emerging technologies through design and storytelling
Who should decide whether, when, and how to alter the environment? It's a hard question, especially when the decision will impact people ...
Exploring evolutionary and ecological engineering
Imagine you could edit a mouse’s genes to be resistant to Lyme Disease. The mouse would breed and evolution would take its course, leadin...
How will gene drive systems evolve once released into the wild? Can they be reliably overwritten and blocked by immunizing reversal drive...
We are currently developing novel DNA editing technologies to broaden the scope of genome engineering. Our strategy is based on identifyi...