CRISPR breakthrough could drop miscarriage rates

 Gene-editing technology CRISPR has revealed a clue in how human embryos begin to develop, possibly reducing the risk of miscarriage in those crucial first few weeks of pregnancy. CRISPR Cas9 can modify or snip out genetic defects thought to contribute to miscarriage but until now it wasn’t clear why some embryos continued to form into a fetus and others did not. However, findings,… Read More

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