See More Hear More Watch More Hear More Get on iTunes
Engadget Engadget

Gene Editing Turns Off Diseases

Researchers have shown that it's possible to eliminate facial muscular dystrophy using a new gene editing technique to replace the offending gene and 'turn off' the condition. It hasn't been tested on humans yet and the initial test was only 50 percent effective. http://www.engadget.com/2015/11/29/gene-editing-to-fix-human-diseases/ #tech

UP NEXT

More from