In CRISPR People by Henry T. Greely, an examination of real human experiments and their implications

In November 2018, the scientific community was shaken to its core and the world at large scandalized by the birth of twin girls in China—babies whose DNA had been edited when they were embryos. They were the first “CRISPR’d” people ever born, an acronym standing for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, a powerful gene

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