Ignoring the Fure Won’t Forestall It

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Recent American experiments with genetically edited embryos have reignited both excitement and consternation over the possibility of modifying human DNA. Some scientists have called for extreme caution moving forward; others are responding by preparing kids for a new world that might soon include “Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats,” or CRISPR for short, biotechnology that allows for precise genetic engineering.

Read more: https://www.usnews.com/opinion/economic-intelligence/articles/2017-08-21/the-us-ignores-crispr-and-genetic-engineering-issues-to-its-own-detriment?src=usn_fb