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Are we ready for therapeutic gene editing of embryos?

Are we ready for therapeutic gene editing of embryos?

Observer Research Foundation | 
[W]e know that natural nonsense mutations in the PCSK9 gene protect against high cholesterol. Subsequent work has led to PCSK9 ...
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New data, novel research approaches help tackle declining monarch butterfly mystery

Monarch butterflies are an icon of nature: spectacular in form, known for their unfathomable annual migration, and frequent visitors in ...

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