U.S. Science Advisers Outline Path to Genetically Modified Babies
experts and patient groups from around the world. Meeting organizers wanted to survey concerns about human germline editing: genetic modifications to embryos, sperm or egg cells that can be passed on to offspring.
Given the raft of scientific, ethical and legal questions surrounding the issue, the organizers concluded at the time that scientists shouldn't yet perform germline editing on embryos intended for establishing a pregnancy. But they decided that altering human embryos in the lab..
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