For 1st time, genes in embryos edited to repair mutation (San Francisco Chronicle, Aug 3 2017, PageA5)


For 1st time, genes in embryos edited to repair mutation
By Pam Belluck Pam Belluck is a New York Times writer.
San Francisco Chronicle
Aug 3 2017

NEW YORK — Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious diseasecausing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, according to a study published on Wednesday. The research marks a…read more…

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