Genome Editing for Animals, Plants and People

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A new method for editing DNA is faster, easier and cheaper than ever. It promises breakthroughs in fighting disease and creating drought and fungus resistant crops ­­ but also raises the specter of mutant species, designer babies and other sci-­fi like scenarios. Guest host Barbara Bogaev explores genome editing, what it means for your food, your kids and the future.

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