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
Dr Dimitri Perrin Dr Gaetan Burgio
Gene editing

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?

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