DNA molecules against a blue background. Photo: Shutterstock
DNA molecules against a blue background. Photo: Shutterstock
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What is gene editing? Who’s doing it? And is it right? Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s controversial experiment explained

  • The discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 technology has accelerated the abilities of scientists to enhance crops, control infection, and eliminate hereditary diseases. It also opens the door to radical changes to human DNA

DNA molecules against a blue background. Photo: Shutterstock
DNA molecules against a blue background. Photo: Shutterstock
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