Following ‘CRISPR babies’ scandal, senators call for international gene editing guidelines

A bipartisan trio of lawmakers introduced a new resolution that underscores their opposition to the use of CRISPR for germline editing.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Source: Ann Heisenfelt/AP

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan trio of senators on Monday introduced a resolution underscoring their opposition to the experiments last year in China that led to the birth of the world’s first genome-edited babies.

from Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) also reiterated support for working to produce

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