CRISPR

Dr Emdee
Dr Emdee: Crispr stands for "clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats". It's probably the biggest breakthrough in biology in decades. This method allows scientists to input "correct dna sequence" where damaged code is on the double helix. Before there was various methods, but right now this is the best method. So for example diseases caused by genetic defects like the wrong protein strings can now be fixed.

I did just pick up a book on this, but I'm not too far into it so I'm kind of a rookie on the subject. Thoughts, opinions on this topic?
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SoupDuFok
SoupDuFok: I've also recently been investigating crispr and find it fascinating with a lot of potential for both good and bad.
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MJ59
MJ59: I always keep my veggies in the crisper
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SoupDuFok
SoupDuFok: I don't. It never works.
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Dr Emdee
Dr Emdee: I was just reading that one of the best problems crispr can help solve is CANCER
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SoupDuFok
SoupDuFok: True, the only problem is there are actually home crisprs and people have done some strange things with them already. But yes, the good things it could do are exciting.
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