An exploration of the ethics around CRISPR’s gene-snipping technology yields new insights on how to harness biotechnology that’s powerful enough to alter humanity. In the world of biology — and coming soon to the wider world — enthusiasm and optimism continue to spread about CRISPR, a technology that allows precise editing of DNA. If you’re a scientist who works with genes, it has already rocked…

via Scientists are trying to use CRISPR to fix everything. What’s wrong with that? — ideas.ted.com

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