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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.
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