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What is CRISPR & How Could It Edit Your DNA?

CRISPR could be responsible for a new era of genetically perfected plants, animals, and even humans…but what the heck is it? Hello imperfect humans, Trace here for DNews. A few years ago, something called Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats or CRISPR burst onto scene. It worked so well scientists began issuing ethical statements about […]

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EARLY GENE EDITING HOLDS PROMISE FOR PREVENTING INHERITED DISEASES

EARLY GENE-EDITING HOLDS PROMISE FOR PREVENTING INHERITED DISEASES The technique, which uses the CRISPR- Cas9 system, corrected the mutation for a heart condition at the earliest stage of embryonic development so that the defect would not be passed on to future generations. It could pave the way for improved in vitro fertilization outcomes as well […]

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Making the Cut | Session 1: Science and Society || Radcliffe Institute

– Good morning, everyone. I’m Tomiko Brown-Nagin, the Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and I’m delighted to see all of you here today. I’m so pleased to welcome you to the Radcliffe Symposium focused on the critical and urgent topic of human gene editing. Now, I say urgent because we find ourselves […]

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