CRISPR Gene-Editing Can Cause Hundreds of Unexpected Mutations – ScienceAlert

It’s been hailed as one of the most potentially transformative inventions in modern medicine, bringing the prospect of designer babies closer than any other technology to date, but CRISPR-Cas9 could be riskier than we thought.

The technology that could spark a gene-editing revolution has been caught introducing hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome, and with scientists already testing it in humans, it’s set off some serious alarm bells

http://www.sciencealert.com/turns-out-crispr-gene-editing-can-cause-hundreds-of-unexpected-mutations

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