Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US

WASHINGTON – Scientists have genetically engineered human embryos for the first time in the United States, according to a report in MIT Technology Review magazine. The effort, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health & Science University, involved changing the DNA of a large number of one-cell embryos with the gene-editing technique CRISPR, according to the…

Originally posted 2017-07-31 00:24:22.