Genome editing

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In the last years, scientists have developed a new tool, CRISPR-Cas 9. It promises that gene editing will be safe and possible at some point in the future. Indeed, the first experiments are already being performed. But, is gene editing a legal practice? Under what conditions? Are we obliged to edit our descendants or should we refrain from doing so?

Iñigo De Miguel Beriain Investigador distinguido (UPV/EHU), Research professor , IKERBASQUE. basque foundation for science

José Luis de la Calle Muñoz realizador CEMAV, UNED