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Scientists Created Low-Fat Pigs by Editing Their Genes With CRISPR

Raising pigs for food is a tricky business—mostly because of their fat, the part that makes bacon so tasty. You can’t plump them up too much, because overly fat pigs are more expensive to raise. Since they’re not as efficient … Continue reading

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Low-Calorie Ice Cream, CRISPR and Dog Vaccines: This Week in Health

For the first time in the U.S., scientists have used the gene editing technology CRISPR to edit out genetic disease in human embryos. In another first—this from the world of nutrition—the low-calorie ice cream brand Halo Top became the best-selling … Continue reading

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