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CRISPR Therapy Breakthroughs: Advancements at Unprecedented Speeds

Scientists introduced CRISPR to the world as a gene-editing tool in summer 2012, when landmark papers from two independent groups demonstrated how the system could be wielded to make cuts in DNA. Now, less than 12 years later, we're seeing CRISPR put to use in groundbreaking medical treatments.

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    CRISPR 'will provide cures for genetic diseases that were incurable before,' says renowned biochemist Virginijus Šikšnys

    CRISPR 'will provide cures for genetic diseases that were incurable before,' says renowned biochemist Virginijus Šikšnys

    Live Science spoke with biochemist Virginijus Šikšnys, whose work helped establish CRISPR as a gene-editing system. Scientists introduced CRISPR to …

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