Bild: How is your child going to look like? Pick and choose what you want to cut or keep. , Ethically questionable innovation CRISPR divides the minds Foto: tom

Scientists keep experimenting with the relatively new CRISPR/Cas9-method, which can be used to digest (cut) DNA sequences and thus design the human genome. A public uproar remains absent, however. But do people actually know what this innovation means? What do the scientists intend, to what extent could the method be abused and should it be used at all, especially in terms of ethic concerns?