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Gene editing embryos may lead to 'pursuit of a conception of perfection'

04:42 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Last week, scientists published a study that overcame a massive hurdle in the quest to eradicate dangerous genetic diseases. By employing the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing method on human embryos, researchers for the first time successfully fixed a mutation known to cause an often fatal heart condition.

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