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Major Gene Editing Breakthrough Raises Concerns About Ethics Of ‘Designer Babies’

09:14 EDT 3 Aug 2017 | Kaiser Health News

For the first time, scientists have edited genes in embryos to fix a disease-causing mutation. The milestone raises hopes for being able to correct serious problems, but also raises tricky ethical questions about modifying human DNA for the purpose of obtaining desired traits for a child.

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