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Can this new gene editing technology allow us to cure genetic diseases?

Can this new gene editing technology allow us to cure genetic diseases? Gene editing is not new, but the methods we have been using are often difficult and expensive to perform. There may be help for those who are suffering from genetic diseases or mutated genes that are causing cancers such as breast cancer.   The Brac1 and Brac2 genes are two well known genes that are known to increase risk. The NY Times just reported on a new gene editing technology that may help solve the problem of cost and difficulties with gene editing, leading to effective treatments and possible cures Read More »