Human Embryos Edited To Stop Disease

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Genetically Modified Embryos

Scientists have, for the first time, successfully freed embryos of a piece of faulty DNA that causes deadly heart disease to run in families.

It potentially opens the door to preventing 10,000 disorders that are passed down the generations.  Courtesy of BBC

This is amazing. Science can now prevent some fatal diseases from being inherited. Some ethical issues but overall an incredible development that could save millions of lives in the decades to come.

 

 

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