CRISPR/Cas9: a gene-editing tool with promise and peril

The following video is brought to you courtesy of the Health News YouTube Channel. Click the video below to watch it now.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here:

Chinese researcher, He Jiankui, has claimed to be the first person in the world to use an editing tool called CRISPR/Cas9 to genetically engineer a pair of twin babies. This technology is relatively fast, simple and inexpensive and opens doors to potentially lucrative biotech and medical advances, as well as sparking intense ethical debate.

Recommended Viewing

Comments are closed.