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Interactive video lesson plan for: The Science Behind 'Genetically Modified Humans'

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The media have been talking about “genetically modified humans” and “designer babies.” But what they’re really talking about is germ-line engineering: a process that could help eliminate heritable diseases. So why do some scientists want to pause the research?

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