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Scientists Unveil Tools for Rewriting the Code of Life

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Genetic code

Christine Daniloff

MIT and Harvard researchers have developed technologies that could be used to rewrite the genetic code of a living cell, allowing them to make large-scale edits to the cell’s genome. Such technology could enable scientists to design cells that build proteins not found in nature or engineer bacteria that are resistant to any type of viral infection.

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