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In this week's Nature, genome editing specialists from seven countries call for a global moratorium on all clinical uses of human germline editing pending the creation of a voluntary governance framework to guide use of the technology. Citing events such as the recently reported use of germline editing by a Chinese researcher to create two babies, the scientists argue for a temporary ban on the process while technical, scientific, medical, societal, ethical, and moral issues are considered.

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