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Baby Gene Edits Could Affect a Range of Traits

Baby Gene Edits Could Affect a Range of Traits

The gene targeted for its role in HIV is linked to increased severity of other infectious diseases—and has implications for learning in mice

December 12, 2018 — David Cyranoski and Nature magazine
Japan Set to Allow Gene Editing in Human Embryos

Japan Set to Allow Gene Editing in Human Embryos

Draft guidelines permit gene-editing tools for research into early human development, but would discourage manipulation of embryos for reproduction

October 3, 2018 — David Cyranoski and Nature magazine
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