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While the world debates the ethical implications of gene editing, a group of Chinese scientists have injected a human being with cells genetically edited using CRISPR-Cas9 technology. The scientists from China are hoping the genetically edited cells will help their patient fend off a virulent type of lung cancer. Another group of Chinese scientists already ran CRISPR experiments on human embryos that didn't go very well - at least two-thirds of the embryos were found to have genetic mutations and only a fraction of the 28 surviving embryos (out of 86 total tested) contained the replacement genetic material. These are among the first human trials in the world. More here

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