The Challenges of Gene Editing

January 03, 2017

The possibility of editing our genes to prevent disease is tremendously exciting, but this interesting article from National Public Radio highlights what a daunting task it is.  (The piece also includes the fun tidbit that mitochondria, the powerhouses of our cells, are thought to have once been primitive bacteria that merged with larger cells millions of years ago. Freaky!)

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