“CRISPR advances have been coming so frequently that it’s hard to keep track.

In just a few years, it’s evolved from a nifty genome word editor to a full-on biological Swiss army knife. There’s the classic shutdown-that-faulty-geneversion. There’s the change-and-replace-single-DNA-letters version. There are even spinoffs that let you add a geneedit a bunch of genes, or irreversibly alter the genetic information of an entire species.

But before your eyes glaze over: this new family of upgrades is fundamentally different…”

Read More: https://singularityhub.com/2019/07/24/editing-rna-expands-crisprs-use-far-beyond-genetic-diseases/