What do people think about genome editing? Part II

If there were a technology that improved intelligence and cured arthritis, who would criticise it? However, that technology is not genome editing. A recent survey commissioned by the Royal Society plays to such hopes.


CRISPR/Cas9 now used in humans

Chinese researchers now used CRISPR/Cas9 in humans to treat a patient with lung cancer. This is the first time that CRISPR/Cas9 was used in humans. This procedure is surrounded by much talk about an "arms race" between Chinese and US researchers.