"Scientists Get 'Gene Editing' Go-Ahead"

"UK scientists have been given the go-ahead by the fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos.

It is the first time a country has considered the DNA-altering technique in embryos and approved it.

The research will take place at the Francis Crick Institute in London and aims to provide a deeper understanding of the earliest moments of human life.

It will be illegal for the scientists to implant the modified embryos into a woman."

James Gallagher reports for BBC News February 1, 2016.


"Britain Okays Gene Editing Experiment on Human Embryos" (Associated Press)

Source: BBC News, 02/02/2016