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Scientists have successfully edited a dangerous gene mutation in an embryo; What’s coming next?

Scientists have successfully edited a dangerous gene mutation in an embryo; What’s coming next? The ability to fix or splice genetic information in an embryo to effect the development of a cell was going to happen eventually, and recently, the NY Times reported on the success of scientists who did just that. Just imagine, you have a genetic trait that can make you ill early or later in life, and you are able to evaluate the gene and replace it early on in the development of your child, changing their health destiny. Imagine you have the Braca gene and we Read More »