Worldview — Genome: the dangers and potential of gene editing

December 16, 2022

It is now clear that genetically editing human beings is not only possible, but increasingly simple. The ethical considerations of this development on the other hand, remain complex. To discuss the mapping and editing of the human genome, Adam Boulton is joined by Dr George Church, the ‘father of genomics’, and Kevin Davies, science author, journalist and the executive editor of the CRISPR journal.

Genetic editing and gene research in vitro. Credit: Brain light / Alamy Stock Photo.
Genetic editing and gene research in vitro. Credit: Brain light / Alamy Stock Photo.

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