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Gene editing carried out, distances ‘designer baby’ possibility

04:19 EDT 3 Aug 2017 | Pharmafile

The news broke last week that scientists in the US had carried out the first gene editing testing in the country but the full details were not released until today. It was revealed that the tests were able to eradicate the genetic mutation that leads to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a heart condition that kills many young, healthy adults.

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