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Chinese Scientists Just Admitted to Tweaking the Genes of Human Embryos for the First Time in History


Science & Tech  (tags: ethics, disease, Genetic Engineering )

Linda
- 1249 days ago - businessinsider.com
Chinese scientists have changed the DNA in 28 non-viable embryos, hoping that eventually the method will eliminate genetic diseases. Other scientists have expressed concerns that no one knows enough about the potential consequences yet,.



   

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SDCA Support Group (34)
Friday April 24, 2015, 7:03 pm
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 24, 2015, 7:44 pm
While there are ethical considerations to be deliberated, the sheer blessing of eliminating so many horrific genetic disorders makes this great news.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday April 25, 2015, 12:07 am
Not sure whether to applaud or not, with this scientific tinkering.
 

jan b (5)
Saturday April 25, 2015, 2:38 am
No risks no gains ?
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 25, 2015, 7:30 am
What made them non-viable?
 
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