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Dean Mark Richardson delivered a paper at the conference, "A Faith and Science Workshop on Ethical Issues in Human Germ-line Editing," which took place October 6-7 and was sponsored by departments and centers at the University of Utah, the Rocky Mountain Synod of ELCA, and the Episcopal Diocese of Utah. Richardson's paper, titled "CRISPR and the Condition of Moral Discourse," is available for download. CRISPR technology is a genome editing tool that allows researchers to alter DNA sequences and modify gene function.

Read the paper.