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What the CRISPR Embryo Editing Study Really Taught Us

2017-08-11 10,144 141 273,799 YouTube

What did the recent study using the CRISPR gene editing technique actually entail, and what did we learn from it? Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, D.A. Noe, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Sultan Alkhulaifi, Nicholas Smith, Tim Curwick, Alexander Wadsworth, Scott Satovsky Jr, Philippe von Bergen, Bella Nash, Chris Peters, Patrick D. Ashmore, Piya Shedden, Charles George ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/pdf/nature23305.pdf https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature23533.html http://www.nature.com/news/crispr-fixes-disease-gene-in-viable-human-embryos-1.22382 https://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02793856?term=NCT02793856&rank=1 https://www.wired.com/story/first-us-crispr-edited-embryos-suggest-superbabies-wont-come-easy/ http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypertrophic-cardiomyopathy/home/ovc-20122102 http://www.nature.com/news/first-crispr-clinical-trial-gets-green-light-from-us-panel-1.20137 https://www.newscientist.com/article/2133095-boom-in-human-gene-editing-as-20-crispr-trials-gear-up/ http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/Cardiomyopathy/Hypertrophic-Cardiomyopathy_UCM_444317_Article.jsp#.WYj4rojyuM8 Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Crispr.png