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Article: How CRISPR Tools are Unlocking New Ways to Fight Disease

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Webdog, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. Webdog

    Webdog Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2018/07/411031/crispr-toolkit-unlocks-new-ways-fight-disease
     
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    a common genetic variant known to increase I b s . that should put a spanner in the iapt mus brigade one more illness that psychs can no longer claim as a mental disorder.
     
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    New CRISPR article from UCSF.

    The First Genome Surgeons: Scientists Are Preparing to Bring DNA-Editing Tools to the Clinic
    https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2018/10/4...-preparing-to-bring-gene-editing-tools-clinic
    Edit: Changed link to point to a more reliable website.
     
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    I always wondered could this go wrong and spread like an infection that mutates genes
     
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    A decade or so ago, I heard a physics professor say that editing the human genome to reduce the human drive to reproduce and consume resources was the only way our species could survive longterm.

    Perhaps he was right.
     
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