A Genetic ‘Chain Saw’ to Target Harmful DNA

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While Crispr-Cas9 has drawn a lot of attention, scientists are investigating other Crispr approaches that may reach doctors and patients more quickly. About 10 years ago, Rodolphe Barrangou, a transplanted Frenchman with a Ph.D. in genomics from North Carolina State University, chose the obscure subject of his research to put on the license plate of his car: CRISPR.

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