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Super Bacteria Has a New Enemy: The CRISPR Pill

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Scientists are developing a CRISPR pill that can fight superbugs. Can we modify bacteria's DNA to make it self destruct?

What is CRISPR & How Could It Edit Your DNA? - https://youtu.be/SyAo51IYgUw
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The Trail of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Leads Back to the First Land Animals
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