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What gene hacking can work in mammals?


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That's interesting and will be useful in the right hands, and a threat in the wrong.
I don't have a problem with using gene editing to rid us of diseases, or to correct disabilities, but just to get desirable traits, I believe is wrong. That's the old super race issue. Plus, I don't think they should be editing the genes of organisms in the environment, either. Everything in the environment is interconnected and dependent on one another. They could easily cause a negative cascading effect.
This is a very powerful tool that can't be used irresponsibly.

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