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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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News video: DNA Altering May Prevent Genetic Diseases And Disabilities

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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...

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