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Keywords

genomics; policy

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https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-01663-z

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SpringerNature

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Nature, 569 (7758), 630

Abstract

The right to benefit from scientific progress, as set out in Article 15 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, means that member states must “respect the freedom indispensable for scientific research”. By default, biomedical research — arguably including clinical studies involving edited germline cells — is therefore permitted.

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