Scientists have at their disposal a way to explore the possible prevention of genetic diseases before birth. But should they? Currently, the most promising path forward involves editing the genes of human embryos, a procedure ...
Jul 01, 2015
Viral elements originating from human ancestors are systematically activated in the early development of embryos
Viruses incorporated into the human genome millions of years ago may now play a role in the early stages of human embryo development, according to researchers at A*STAR.
Jun 24, 2015