MAR 24, 2015 11:15 AM PDT

The Science Behind 'Genetically Modified Humans'

WRITTEN BY: Judy O'Rourke
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The media have been talking about "genetically modified humans" and "designer babies." But what they're really talking about is germ-line engineering: a process that could help eliminate heritable diseases. So why do some scientists want to pause the research? [Source: Sci Show]
About the Author
  • Judy O'Rourke worked as a newspaper reporter before becoming chief editor of Clinical Lab Products magazine. As a freelance writer today, she is interested in finding the story behind the latest developments in medicine and science, and in learning what lies ahead.
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