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    CRISPR-Cas9 Allows Photographic Imaging Of Genes In Live Cells

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    Using Genetically Modified Ants To Figure Out Just How Ants Work

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    CRISPR Is Not Immune To The Development Of Resistance Genes

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    PRRS-Resistant Pigs Produced Using CRISPR-Cas9 For DNA Deletion

    PRRS-Resistant Pigs Produced Using CRISPR-Cas9 For DNA Deletion Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Another success of CRISPR-Cas9 has just been announced with the production of pigs that are likely resistant to one of the scourges of porcine husbandry, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). […] More

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    The New Smallest Version of CRISPR-Cas9 Has Been Discovered

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    Scientists create a biorobotic diode to treat degenerative diseases

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    Is It Ethical To Conduct Human Genetic Modifications?

    Is It Ethical To Conduct Human Genetic Modifications? Delving into the depths of newly published science in the field of biotechnology, welcome to Bioscription. Is it ethical to conduct genetic modifications on humans? It’s one thing to discuss such modifications to be done on adults that are requesting it, but what about with infants or […] More

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    Beating Back Viruses with CRISPR and Genetically Modified Rockcress

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