Scientists shouldn’t edit the human gene pool, expert panel decides

Scientists shouldn’t use gene-editing technology to modify human embryos that might result in a person, a group of international experts concluded yesterday in Washington, DC, during the International Summit on Human Gene Editing. The experts also said in a statement it would « irresponsible » to make changes to the human genome that could be inherited by future generations until we know more about the risks involved.

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