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Medicine's Big Breakthrough: Editing Your Genes

Panorama looks at a breakthrough that could change the lives of everyone and everything on the planet - gene editing, which is revolutionising medical research.

Panorama looks at the breakthrough that could change the lives of everyone and everything on the planet. Gene editing is revolutionising medical research and could deliver new treatments - even cures for a host of diseases. It also gives scientists control over evolution, allowing genetic changes to be forced through species. But some are worried about letting the gene genie out of the bottle.

29 minutes

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Reporter Fergus Walsh
Producer Howard Bradburn
Editor Ceri Thomas

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