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Should genome editing continue to be regulated like genetic engineering?

Genome editing: is it a promising new method or are its dangers being underestimated? It’s currently regulated by the Gene Technology Act, but this is itself a matter of intense debate among experts.



  • Genome editing
  • Plant breeding