Biohackers are using CRISPR on their DNA and we can't stop it

日期:2019-03-06 04:02:01 作者:蓟嗜广 阅读:

The ODIN Inc. By Alex Pearlman GENE editing is entering the mainstream. CRISPR, a cheap and easy technique for making precise changes to DNA, has got researchers around the world racing to trial its use in treating a host of human diseases. But this race is not confined to the lab. Last month, Josiah Zayner, a biochemist who once worked for NASA, became the first person known to have edited his own genes with CRISPR. During a lecture about human genetic engineering that was streamed live on Facebook,