Scientists get approval for 'gene editing'
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Scientists in UK get approval for 'gene editing'

Scientists in the UK have been given the go-ahead by the fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos.

The donated embryos will be used by scientists trying to find out more about miscarriage and what happens in the first few days after fertilisation.

  • 01 Feb 2016
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