DNA

Altering DNA to evade justice with new genetic editing tools

 

dna-strandsA revolutionary genetic editing technique designed to repair faulty DNA could be used by criminals to evade justice, experts have said. The Crispr system acts like molecular scissors to snip away damaged genes and replace them with healthy code and it is hoped it will one day fix genetic diseases such as sickle cell anaemia, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy….. More