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Genetic Engineering with CRISPR Gets the Go Ahead, but Ethical Concerns Over Gene Editing Stand Firm

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Published: April 17, 2018  Updated: April 17, 2018 at 4:28 pm EST
CRISPR gene editing

What is CRISPR? Every cell in our body contains a copy of our genome, DNA. Our genes shape who we are as individuals and as a species. To understand how genes work, researchers need ways to control them. A new tool has been developed to edit the DNA of any species, including humans. Clustered Regularly…

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