PRC Begins CRSPR Editing Of Human Embryonic Tissues

“via John Timmer, writing at Ars Technica, comes both worrisome and cautious news targeting the use of Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (also known as CRISPR) gene editing efforts targeting the human genome, with (apparently) live, human births as the result.”

“The most complete report we currently have comes from the Associated Press. Its reporters talked to the researcher behind the announcement, He Jiankui of Shenzhen, China, in advance of his public announcement.” – John Timmer, reporting at Ars Technica, comes both worrisome and cautious word of CRISPR gene editing on human embryos.

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2018/11/27/prc-begins-crspr-editing-of-human-embryonic-tissues