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Editing your own DNA with CRISPR
« on: November 16, 2017, 08:01:37 AM »
Apologies for the partial paywall, but the but that can be read is still pretty interesting
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23631520-100-biohackers-are-using-crispr-on-their-dna-and-we-cant-stop-it/

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Re: Editing your own DNA with CRISPR
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2017, 04:20:54 PM »
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Is it time to regulate CRISPR?

As it gets easy enough, this will be like regulating beer. Meaning, people know how fermentation works and can do it at home. So some people will always have beer

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Re: Editing your own DNA with CRISPR
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2017, 04:52:12 PM »
What a time to be alive. The future is now.

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Re: Editing your own DNA with CRISPR
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2017, 05:05:11 PM »
LM & NFFC can whip up that myostatin-related muscle hypertrophy they've always wanted.


12-yr old with 14" biceps:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:12yo_with_rare_myostatin_disorder_flexing_biceps.webm

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Re: Editing your own DNA with CRISPR
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2017, 10:06:09 PM »
>LM & NFFC

And throw a dash of Amish in the mix, too.

Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes and May Extend Life

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/15/well/live/amish-mutation-protects-against-diabetes-and-may-extend-life.html