China gene editing case triggers calls for regulation

Gene editing is a breakthrough technology that may be able to help fix faulty DNA.

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    A Chinese scientist caused an uproar when he altered the DNA of twin baby girls as embryos. These changes are permanent.

    This prompted a meeting in Geneva aimed at discussing a set of rules governing the editing of the human genome.

    Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond has more.


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