U.S. attitudes on human genome editing

@article{Scheufele2017USAO,
  title={U.S. attitudes on human genome editing},
  author={Dietram A. Scheufele and Michael A. Xenos and Emily L. Howell and Kathleen M. Rose and Dominique Brossard and Bruce W. Hardy},
  journal={Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={357},
  pages={553 - 554}
}
Although views on human genome editing differ, all want public engagement The emergence of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing has given new urgency to calls from social scientists, bench scientists, and scientific associations for broad public dialogue about human genome editing and its applications. Most recently, these calls were formalized in a consensus report on the science, ethics, and governance of human genome editing released by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National… Expand
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