17 Nov 2016

Gene editing, implications for NZ

From Nine To Noon, 9:39 am on 17 November 2016

Gene editing has the potential to bring huge benefits to New Zealand, including in healthcare, agriculture and conservation. What are the social, ethical & legal issues, especially when it comes to the biggest and most controversial aspect - editing human genes. Kathryn Ryan talks to Barry Scott, Professor of Genetics at Massey University, who is heading up a new panel convened by the Royal Society of New Zealand.