Gene Editing Human Embryos to Remove Disease

August 2, 2017

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A team of U.S.-based scientists who genetically edited scores of human embryos to remove a disease gene say they’ve laid the foundation for trying to create the first gene-modified people.

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature23305.html?foxtrotcallback=true

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http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v543/n7643/full/nature21405.html

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