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A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power

Season 2 Episode 48

About the Episode

Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use. Not, that is, until the spring of 2015, when biologist Jennifer Doudna called for a worldwide moratorium on the use of the new gene-editing tool CRISPR — a revolutionary new technology that she helped create — to make heritable changes in human embryos.

Aired: 06/25/17 | Expires: | Runtime: 1hr 02m 37s