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Gene Editing Basic:

Modify DNA sequences to change an organism's genetic code.

Evolution Over Time:

Concept since the '70s,   significant advancements in the last three decades.

Key Technologies:

CRISPR, ZFN, and TALEN are common gene editing methods.

Purpose of Gene Editing:

Proposed to repair genetic flaws, preventing conditions like sickle cell anemia.

Germline Editing:

Editing embryos to eliminate genetic disorders sparks ethical debates.

Medical Application:

Enhances cell defenses against  diseases like cancer.

Current Status:

Human gene editing faces a U.S.  moratorium due to safety and ethical concerns.

Agricultural Gene Editing:

Embraced for enhanced  crops, increased yield, and improved resistance.

Ethical Concern:

Dickey-Wicker Amendment restricts federal funding over safety, consent, and   equity issues.

Equity and Access:

Critics fear gene editing may create a societal divide, widening healthcare disparities.

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