Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to this state-of-the-art scientific technology, which could make inequality even worse

Bill Gates recently warned that a cutting-edge scientific technique called gene editing is “the most important public debate we haven’t been having widely enough.” Gene editing is being used as a one-time treatment for disease, but controversial work in babies has also been done in China. Many more people should be paying attention to gene editing and what it could do, Gates said.

Gene editing is one of the most promising new approaches to

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