Books et al.GENE EDITING

Purse strings, patients, and personal glory

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  27 Nov 2020:
Vol. 370, Issue 6520, pp. 1044
DOI: 10.1126/science.abf2842

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

The Mutant Project provides readers with an intriguing picture of the events, ambitions, and deceptions that led up to the birth of the first gene-edited babies in October 2018, but these insights are only part of what makes it such a fascinating read. At its core, the book is a complex analysis of the global culture in which the project of heritable human genome editing is now developing.

View Full Text

Stay Connected to Science