Gene doping could be the next way to cheat in sports, Futurism writes.

Approaches like gene editing could be used to, for instance, give athletes extra copies of the gene that encodes erythropoietin so that they have the ability to produce higher amounts of EPO. Detecting extra EPO made by the athlete's body rather than external, injected EPO is bit harder to do, Futurism says, but it adds that the World Anti-Doping Authority is giving it a go.

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