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Video: CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna explains Cas-9 gene editing

Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA, which can be used to correct mutations that cause genetic diseases and eradicate them from a germ line.  Doudna raises the key issues of debate around gene editing and suggests what will have the most immediate impact.

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