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Genome editing

Vol. 528 No. 7580_supp ppS1-S48
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  • The term genetic engineering has been around since the 1970s, but it is only in the past few years that researchers have developed the tools to allow them to engineer the genome with the precision that they had originally envisaged. As scientists come together this December to discuss editing the human germ line, this Nature Outlook looks at the risks and benefits of genome editing.

    Cover Art: Kyle Bean



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