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Crispr Fixes Disease Gene in Viable Human Embryos


CRISPR embryo

Credit: Yorgos Nikas/SPL

An international team of researchers has used CRISPR–Cas9 gene editing—a technique that allows scientists to make precise changes to genomes with relative ease—to correct a disease-causing mutation in dozens of viable human embryos.

From Nature
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