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Mail-Order CRISPR Kits Allow Absolutely Anyone to Hack DNA
« on: January 30, 2019, 04:31:53 PM »
Mail-Order CRISPR Kits Allow Absolutely Anyone to Hack DNA


Experts debate what amateur scientists could accomplish with the powerful DNA editing tool—and whether



its ready availability is cause for concern

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mail-order-crispr-kits-allow-absolutely-anyone-to-hack-dna/
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Re: Mail-Order CRISPR Kits Allow Absolutely Anyone to Hack DNA
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2019, 04:36:23 PM »
Anyone can order this, but few have the knowledge or skill to either use it in a useful way or cross the delivery/cell infusion line to make this more than just a scientific curiousity.

And those who do have that knowledge and skill set, already have access to the necessary technology.

It is cool, but nothing that should currently worry anyone.

Media creating unnecessary fear and concern.


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