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Scientists: Public should have a say in gene editing of human embryos

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Public opinion should help guide the future use of gene editing to alter the DNA of human embryos and their offspring, according to a new survey of researchers.

Most of 300 cardiovascular researchers surveyed — 72 percent — oppose germline gene editing without public input, finds […]

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National Institutes of Health’s budget cuts impacting research

Representatives of about 170 research organizations will meet with House and Senate offices in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to urge Congress to invest in the National Institutes of Health for the health and economic security of our nation. The event is called a Rally for Medical Research Hill Day, […]