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An ‘off button’ for pain? CRISPR could stop the opioid crisis by tackling chronic pain at the source

An ‘off button’ for pain? CRISPR could stop the opioid crisis by tackling chronic pain at the source

Emily Mullin | 
[In 2006, researchers found a family in Pakistan with] mutations in a gene called SCN9A. Two other families in northern ...
CRISPR ‘super corn’ with more kernels could reduce land, fertilizer and water use

CRISPR ‘super corn’ with more kernels could reduce land, fertilizer and water use

Emily Mullin | 
Thanks to selective breeding over the course of some 9,000 years, humans were able to transform an ancient wild grass ...
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Gene-edited plants and animals: Our secret weapons in the battle to slow climate change?

Emily Mullin | 
Nearly 200 nations signed on to the Paris Agreement in 2016, pledging to reduce their countries’ greenhouse gas emissions. By ...
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