A Better, Faster, Crispr World

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

The CRISPR-Cas9 system of gene editing is touted as the key scientific tool of the future. It's been used to make pig organs that would be compatible for human transplantation, to make mosquitoes incapable of carrying malaria, and to grow disease-resistant crops. The Agenda explores the scientific and ethical limitations of CRISPR and the vast potential of this emerging science.
Episode:
Editing DNA; The Future of Humanity
Aired:
Nov 22, 2016
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