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The accuracy of gene editing will be the deciding factor in the success of current technology. Genes by Shutterstock

Explainer: what has been holding gene therapy back?

A toddler from London has had gene therapy for leukaemia and it seems to have worked. But why have breakthroughs taken so long?
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GM crops: an uneasy truce hangs over Europe

New EU rules on GM attempt to unblock logjam that has hung over the technology in the region for most of this century. To work, anti-GM member states and Big Biotech will need to cooperate.

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