January 23, 2018

Scientists Use Gene Editing To Prevent A Form Of Deafness in Mice

Scientists used a new gene-editing technique to prevent a form of deafness in mice.

Success with a new gene-editing technique in mice prone to deafness highlights the potential for using it to prevent a form of inherited hearing loss in humans. But it has many hurdles to overcome.

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