Ignoring the Fure Won’t Forestall It


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.

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