First human embryo editing experiment in U.S. ‘corrects’ gene for heart condition

Gene editing is real, and it's here now. For the first time, it was announced this week, scientists have corrected a genetic condition that leads to heart disease using CRISPR technology. The even bigger news is that it was a germline edit, meaning that the correction will be carried forward to future generations and is now a part of the recipient's DNA. 


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