China’s CRISPR twins might have had their brains inadvertently enhanced
Publication/Creation DateFebruary 21 2019
DescriptionNew research suggests that a controversial gene-editing experiment (CRISPR-cas9) to make children resistant to HIV may also have enhanced their ability to learn and form memories.
Crispr Cas-9 enzyme was used to cleave certain parts of a pair of twins' DNA, yielding apparent increases in IQ. Ramifications for the future of communication are massive.
, Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
Date archivedMarch 27 2019
Last editedMarch 28 2019