Sunday, 19 February 2017

Gene editing

All inherited diseases and cancers could be cured in the coming decades, according to a leading British expert.
Gene editing techniques that have been developed in recent years could be put to work to effectively end cancer and inherited diseases, according to Dr Edze Westra
Mr Westra believes that the ability to splice DNA into cells precisely – a technology which is on the horizon, but is rejected on moral grounds by many – will become “super important” over the next 20 years.
It could completely transform the human race, he says – so that people are not affected by cancer, failing vision or the diseases of old -read more -age.

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