New ‚ÄėChemical Surgery‚Äô Technique Repairs Mutations in Human Embryos

For the first time, a research team from China used a new technique to fix a blood disorder in human embryos. The scientists performed ‚Äúchemical surgery‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒa procedure that rewrites errors in genetic code instead of snapping and replacing strands of faulty DNA, which is the central strategy employed by the CRISPR gene‚Ķ