Editing the future
Post-Brexit, the UK has the freedom to change its regulation of gene editing technology – and debate around the pros and cons of such a move is under way. Catherine Early reportsSeven days into the UK’s departure from the EU, the government announced that it would hold a consultation on plans to move away from EU regulation on gene editing. Speaking to the Oxford Farming Conf
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