Sep 5, 2021

CRISPR gene editing and the human race

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Ian Bremmer.

If you could cure genetic diseases by editing DNA sequences, would you?


Berkeley scientist Jennifer Doudna won the 2020 Nobel Prize for her work on the revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR. It has the potential to cure genetic diseases like sickle cell anemia and hereditary blindness and may even be used to treat cancer and HIV. But when it comes to editing humanity, where do we draw the line?

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