CRISPR has had a banner year, but Wired writes that what it's dubbed "CRISPR Classic" may soon be obsolete.

It notes that the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing machinery can be "somewhat clunky" as it sometimes cuts DNA at not-quite-the-right spot and lacks brakes to slow it down. Because of those limitations, Wired writes that researchers have been working on improving the CRISPR tool.

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