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With the arrival of a new class of single-nucleotide editors, researchers can target the most common type of pathogenic SNP in humans.

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image: Nonviral CRISPR Delivery a Success

Nonviral CRISPR Delivery a Success

By Abby Olena | October 2, 2017

Researchers use gold nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR-Cas9 and correct a point mutation in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 

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Scientists Doubt Results of CRISPR’d Embryos

By Aggie Mika | August 31, 2017

Six scientists question the authors’ conclusions about the DNA repair process that led to the human embryos’ correction of a defective gene.

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