Edition: United Kingdom  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

Scientists soften on DNA editing of human eggs, sperm, embryos: report

Reuters Tuesday, 14 February 2017
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Although not ready yet, powerful gene editing tools may one day be used on human embryos, eggs and sperm to remove genes that cause inherited diseases, according to a report by U.S. scientists and ethicists released on Tuesday.
Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by
Source: Wochit Headline News - < > Embed

News video: DNA Altering May Prevent Genetic Diseases And Disabilities

DNA Altering May Prevent Genetic Diseases And Disabilities 00:28

Scientists have potentially discovered a way to stop genetic diseases from being spread to future generations. They did so by altering the DNA in gremlin cells like sperm, embryos, eggs, and cells. They plan to only use their new method to correct disabilities or diseases and not to improve or...

You Might Like

Other recent news in Science

Northeast AUSTRALIA in grip of 'monster' Cyclone DebbieRUSSIA Hopes India to Join Initiative on Non-Deploying Weapons in Space
CYCLONE DEBBIE Strikes Australia, Threat ContinuesFACEBOOK has added Snapchat-style Stories to News Feed
Nunes under pressure in RUSSIA PROBETRUMP SON-in-law to Lead New White House 'Office of American Innovation'
Paris Clashes Over Police Killing of CHINESE MAN; 3 InjuredSamsung Plans to Sell Refurbished GALAXY NOTE 7s
A Year on, Regal Suu Kyi Struggles to Move MYANMAR on from ConflictUS ATTORNEY GENERAL Announces Penalties for Immigrant Sanctuaries


Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+