A team of scientists recently published a paper detailing how they edited the DNA of human embryos using CRISPR. They did it without causing other potentially harmful mutations. CRISPR has the potential to help families with genetic diseases like breast cancer and Alzheimer's. But it also raises ethical questions.
CRISPR cuts out disease-causing genes, raises fears of designer babies
- Dina Fine Maron - Scientific American - @dina_maron