The trust game: CRISPR for human germline editing unsettles scientists and society

Matthias Braun*, Darian Meacham

*Corresponding author for this work

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The reaction to the alleged birth of two genome‐edited babies in China reveals deeper problems with the oversight of gene editing technologies and public trust in its applications. [Image: see text]
Original languageEnglish
Article number47583
Number of pages3
JournalEmbo Reports
Issue number2
Early online date2 Jan 2019
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019


  • genetically modified
  • enhancement and improvement
  • Ethics
  • ethics and public policy
  • biology
  • Bioethics

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