thing edgy like what He Jiankui did, engineering mutations into human embryos, which were then used to produce babies.
Where is the female scientist who will put everything on the line like that? There's no female equivalent of Bruce Rind, either.
There are more aggressive risk-takers in the male population than in the female. We suffer a lot of heavy losses but sometimes have big payoffs that way.
If a female takes a big risk, it's usually by investing in some man who turns out to be a loser, or was a loser from the get-go (e.g. thug who called her from prison after picking out her name randomly from the phone book, and gave her a lot of attention and promises of a happy future together, so that she fell in love and started obeying what he told her to do).
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