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Learn the science before judging human genetic modification

An international team of scientists based in Oregon just produced some truly extraordinary news – far more important than whatever spills out next from President Trump’s Twitter account. I speak of the recent modification of the genomes of 42 viable human embryos – an event likely to influence human societies for centuries to come.

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Virginia Bridges vbridges@heraldsun.com
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