Quick Cell Edits

Researchers have found a way to quickly edit the genes of the immune systems' white blood cells, the New York Times reports.

A team led by the University of California, San Francisco's Alexander Marson developed a CRISPR-Cas9 system that doesn't need a viral targeting system — it instead relies on electroporation — to insert large swathes of DNA in the genomes of primary human T cells.

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