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That’s because it’s prone to introducing unexpected mutations that are hard to spot, and it can generate embryos with a mixture of edited and unedited cells.
THE “STAGED ROLLOUT” OF GENE-MODIFIED BABIES COULD START WITH SICKLE-CELL DISEASEAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Gene editing might be an option when 25 percent or fewer of a couple’s embryos would be free of the disease-causing mutation.
STRICT NEW GUIDELINES LAY OUT A PATH TO HERITABLE HUMAN GENE EDITINGTINA HESMAN SAEYSEPTEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When geneticists need to understand what genes do, they can create laboratory mice with “knockout” mutations and see whether and how the animals cope with the loss.
BY LOSING GENES, LIFE OFTEN EVOLVED MORE COMPLEXITYVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Dowling’s theory predicts that the faster the mitochondrial mutation rate is, the more often the members of that species will need to have sex.
SEX IS DRIVEN BY THE IMPETUS TO CHANGE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXJILL NEIMARKAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
Without sex we’d have a situation where mitochondrial mutations accumulate much faster and the nucleus could not come up quickly enough with co-adapted mutations.
SEX IS DRIVEN BY THE IMPETUS TO CHANGE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXJILL NEIMARKAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
Some rare variants within a group may have mutations that change how those viruses work, including how they infect cells, Garcia de Jesus says.
A READER ASKS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS MUTATIONSSCIENCE NEWS STAFFAUGUST 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The advance paves the way for one day fixing mutations in mitochondria.
A BACTERIAL TOXIN ENABLES THE FIRST MITOCHONDRIAL GENE EDITORJACK J. LEEJULY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Such a mutation evolved at least 10 times in mammal evolution.
WHY ELEPHANTS AND ARMADILLOS MIGHT EASILY GET DRUNKSUSAN MILIUSJUNE 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Nor is it difficult to discover some of the circumstances that tended to bring about this radical mutation of policy.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Do species change by the gradual elimination of the unfit, or do they change by sudden leaps, the "mutation" theory of de Vries?
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO MUTATION

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