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Current Event June 11, 2015

Changing Human Genes

A new scientific tool can edit or change genes. It can target genes that cause problems, like disease, and snip them out of the DNA, sort of like scissors at a molecular level. The potential to change the human genome has some scientists celebrating and others worrying about the ethical implications. Listen to learn more about this technique and the debate it has provoked.

Life Science Genetics Ethics

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AIR DATE: 05/22/2015

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