Pure Science: What is CRISPR-Cas9 and how does it work?

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The CRISPR-Cas9 tool can enable us to rewrite the genetic code of any organism and has enormous implications and benefits to humanity as well as plants and animals. ThePrint’s Sandhya Ramesh looks at how the system was developed, how it can be controlled, and what its advantages are.

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