In the Dec. 9 SN: Lessons from the Pliocene, searching for new ways to fight MS, a supernova on repeat, the great gene drive debate, spider sleep secrets, an ailing boy gets new skin, kleptopredation and more.
BETTER BABIES If CRISPR/Cas9 or other gene-editing technologies are ever approved for use in human embryos, parents may one day feel as if they have to use genetic enhancements to give their children the best life possible.
DOUBLE LIFE Actress Hedy Lamarr longed to be recognized for her inventions.
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As autonomous cars take to the streets with empty driver’s seats, experts are still debating: How safe is “safe enough” for self-driving vehicles?