Editing human embryos makes far more permanent changes than tweaks to adult DNA.
The new technique offers a less permanent way to edit the genome.
The "molecular scissors" are helping scientists to edit DNA
Gene therapy would make drugs effective longer
Short answer: It could be in sight
Could treat other degenerative eye conditions
If used on humans, the treatment could save hundreds of lives per year
A recent roundup in The Economist looks at a few new ideas for gene therapy.
Study volunteer Jonathan Wyatt, for example, can now read three more lines on an optometrist's chart.
A new feature in Wired highlights scientific advances that may make gene therapy much safer and more widespread. But it's...
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