What are genes and genes editing? Briefly explain the promises and challenges associated with it. (200 W)

Source: https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-a-reckless-experiment-on-gene-edited-babies/   Model Answer: Gene is a unit of heredity which is transferred from a parent to offspring and is held to determine some characteristic of the offspring. It contains the bio-information that defines any individual. Physical attributes like height, skin or hair colour, more subtle features and even behavioural traits can be attributed … Continue reading What are genes and genes editing? Briefly explain the promises and challenges associated with it. (200 W)