NOVA Wonders Can We Make Life?
Season 45 Episode 105 | 53m 46s
A revolution in gene editing technology enables scientists to create and edit DNA like never before.
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Scientists have a new tool to edit genes in human cells to repair mutations. What is it?
Genetic sequencing can help doctors make life-saving diagnoses.
A new technology, could make mosquito-borne illnesses a thing of the past.
Chinese scientists altered the genome of a “nonviable" human embryo.
National corporate funding for NOVA Wonders is provided by Draper. Major funding for NOVA Wonders is provided by National Science Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and public television viewers, with additional funding for “Are We Alone?” and “What’s the Universe Made Of?” provided by the John Templeton Foundation. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1420749. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.