To prevent serious medical conditions, scientists should be able to edit people's DNA, panel says

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 22:31 in Health & Medicine

Scientists should be allowed to alter a person’s DNA in ways that will be passed on to future generations, but only to prevent serious and strongly heritable diseases, according to a new report from the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine. However, tinkering with these...

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