Daily Archives: July 27, 2017

In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

The controversial step, using a technique called CRISPR, is aimed toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases Read More »

Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

People who used e-cigarettes were more likely to kick the habit than those who didn’t, a new study found. Nicotine patches, gums and medications are known to aid smoking cessation, but there’s no consensus on whether vaping devices can help anti-smoking efforts. The U.S. research is the… Read More »