The breakthrough of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene scissors was a euphoric moment for scientists around the world. So what makes this new gene editing system so revolutionary and how could it change our world?
With new success stories and a symbolic punishment of "Chinese Frankenstein" He Jiankui, China wants to distract from its lax ethical standards in science. In reality, authorities approved gene editing of human embryos.
A British study shows that gene editing does not work as well as previously assumed. Experiments using the cells of mice and humans resulted in numerous unwanted mutations.
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