Cutting and pasting DNA to cure diseases is a medical dream come true, but CRISPR technology is facing a major roadblock: our immune systems.
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What is CRISPR-Cas9?
“CRISPR-Cas9 is a genome editing tool that is creating a buzz in the science world. It is faster, cheaper and more accurate than previous techniques of editing DNA and has a wide range of potential applications.”
Gene Editing for ‘Designer Babies’? Highly Unlikely, Scientists Say
“Now that science is a big step closer to being able to fiddle with the genes of a human embryo, is it time to panic? Could embryo editing spiral out of control, allowing parents to custom-order a baby with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s imagination or Usain Bolt’s speed?”
Everything You Need To Know About Crispr Gene Editing
“In the last five years, biology has undergone a seismic shift as researchers around the globe have embraced a revolutionary technology called gene editing. It involves the precise cutting and pasting of DNA by specialized proteins—inspired by nature, engineered by researchers.”
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