Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments
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Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments

LONDON (AP) — In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward “designer babies,” Britain gave scientists approval Monday, Feb. 1, to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos. The researchers won’t be creating babies — the modified embryos will be destroyed after seven days. Instead, they said, the goal … Continue reading

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