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Reengineering Life

New Evidence Shows Editing Human Embryos Wreaks Havoc on DNA

Three papers suggest it might not be safe to make gene-edited babies with CRISPR

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Reengineering Life is a series from OneZero about the astonishing ways genetic technology is changing humanity and the world around us.




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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