Gene editing used to repair diseased genes in embryos

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"Deadly gene mutations removed from human embryos in landmark study," reports The Guardian. Researchers have used a gene-editing technique to repair faults in DNA that can cause the often-fatal heart condition, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . This inherited heart condition is caused by a...
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Thursday, 3 August, 2017 - 20:39