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Reengineering Life

The Next Gene-Edited Babies Could Be Free of Sickle Cell or Muscular Dystrophy

But the technology isn’t reliable enough yet, says a global committee

Scientist He Jiankui at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong on November 28, 2018. Photo source: Anthony Wallace/Getty Images

Reengineering Life is a series from OneZero about the astonishing ways genetic technology is changing humanity and the world around us.




Future Human is a science publication from Medium about the survival of our species. It is run by the OneZero editorial team, which also publishes stories about major forces in technology through its namesake publication and stories about gadgets on Debugger.

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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