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An Exciting Development, CRISPR Lets UW-Madison Researchers Edit Genes

In the last decade, scientists have made incredible strides in understanding the world around us. From taking the first photo of a black hole to unearthing new fossils that better map the human family tree, these discoveries are often awe-inspiring. CRISPR is one of those discoveries. 

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