Harvard bioethicist shares hope, concerns on gene-editing (Medical Xpress)

Harvard bioethicist shares hope, concerns on gene-editing

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The announcement by Oregon Health & Science University that scientists there had edited the genes of human embryos to remove the cause of a deadly disease has raised the prospect of a powerful new tool for physicians—as well as fears of a Pandora’s Box that could lead to "designer babies" and humans engineered for desirable traits such as strength or intelligence.

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August 9, 2017 at 03:03AM