Aug 24, 2017

Will Gene Editing Allow Us to Rid the World of Diseases?

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, biotech/medical, genetics, neuroscience

Scientists recently used a gene-editing tool to fix a mutation in a human embryo. Around the world, researchers are chasing cures for other genetic diseases.

Now that the gene-editing genie is out of the bottle, what would you wish for first?

Babies with “perfect” eyes, over-the-top intelligence, and a touch of movie star charisma?

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