Everyone in Tethera Would be a Descendant of Boudicca

This would probably mean that after as few as twelve generations, every person descended of 12 generations of British Isles residents (this would have started even before 600 AD) would be descended from Boudicca, and along multiple lines at that!  As a story device, that could be quite handy, if any of her line survive at all.

So you’re related to Charlemagne? You and every other living European…

Medical specialists urge more debate on gene-editing technology

Like the guys trying to prevent the use of “autonomous” armed vehicles in warfare (robots). I honestly don’t believe it can be done. I’m far from convinced it is even the right thing to do.  Trying to get all nations to do “the right thing” (once you’ve formed an opinion of what the right thing is) with any new technology puts me in mind of an old saying:

“That is all very well, but who is to bell the Cat?”

Æsop. (Sixth century B.C.)  Fables.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.

Medical specialists urge more debate on gene-editing technology