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Gene-Editing Summit Supports Some Research in Human Embryos

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Feng Zhang, MIT

Feng Zhang, a synthetic biologist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who develops gene-editing technology, speaks at the summit.

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Gene-editing technology should not be used to modify human embryos that are intended for use in establishing a pregnancy, an international summit declared in a statement issued on 3 December.

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