We must stop gene-edited changes that pass on to children

Framework proposed for nations not to approve any clinical use of heritable gene editing unless certain conditions are met

Remember the global outrage four months ago at world-first claims a researcher had used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to edit the genomes of twin girls?

Gene editing

The molecular scissors known as CRISPR (CRISPR/cas9 in full) allow scientists to modify DNA with high precision and greater ease than previous technologies.

Now researchers from