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  • CRISPR stands for "Clustered Regularly Interspaced Palindromic Repeats". It allows scientists to precisely target and cut any kind of genetic material,…
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    The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene And The Quest To Cure Cancer
    In 1959 scientists caught their first glimpse of a genetic mutation, ‘the Philadelphia chromosome’ and began unraveling the mysterious role it plays in…
  • Years after more than 40 patients with HIV received immune cells designed to attack and kill cells infected with HIV, the specialized cells are still present in their bloodstreams. There's been no sign the cells, a form of gene therapy, caused any serious side effects.