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Could The First Human Embryo Editing Experiment in U.S Mean a ‘Designer Babies’ Future is Close?

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Recently, scientists at an Oregon based lab successfully carried out the first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the U.S. to correct a disease causing mutation. But many believe that we are still far from a future where gene editing can be used to make super babies.Aug.07.2017

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