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Gene editing, despite some criticism it has been receiving, is offering a broad range of possibilities in previously difficult to approach areas of research, with many industry leaders and luminaries singing its praises.
CRISPR, in particular, is offering a window into methods for controlling genetic mutations, while some other forms are being used in the treatment of genetic disorders in utero.
Perhaps due to its increasingly successful use in mammal test subjects, it is becoming clear that its application in the editing of human embryos, with the open support of countries like Japan, will become a reality very soon.
Another recent example of promising research in the field involves the birth of a pair of mice from bimaternal
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