CRISPR now has an off switch

A lot has been written about CRISPR over the past year.   Despite its potential, it’s still very new technology that, like any new technique, has the potential to cause side effects we can’t yet predict – which could be really bad if we start using it regularly in humans. The good news is that scientists think they might have found an ‘off-switch’ that stops CRISPR in its tracks.

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