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CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing Is a Huge Deal, But It’s Just the Tip of the Iceberg – Singularity HUB

January 22, 2016

CRISPR/Cas9 has been touted as an almost magical technology in the news—and rightly so. The technique allows scientists to alter the DNA of living cells and, it’s hoped, achieve a…

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Curing genetic diseases is the first important use of gene editing, but more important in the long run is its ability to enable us to correct other weaknesses in our genetic makeup.

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