Scientists edit human embryos to safely remove disease for the first time – here’s how they did it

Scientists in the US have released a paper showing that they have successfully edited human embryos to correct a mutation that causes an inheritable heart condition. The findings are hugely important as they demonstrate for the first time that the technology may one day be used safely to edit out many devastating diseases.

But how close to curing genetic diseases does the new study actually take us? And how concerned should we be about the ethical implications of the technology? Read Here>>

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