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DNA editing before birth could one day massively expand lifespans

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Jade Albert Studio/Getty By Michael Le Page MAKING dozens of changes to DNA in human egg and sperm cells or very early embryos could dramatically extend the lifespan of offspring – according to the first attempt to quantify potential benefits of germline genome editing. “This… shows that we could potentially use germline gene editing to make us all resistant to diseases of old age,” says biomedical ethicist Christopher Gyngell at the University of Melbourne, Australia,