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  1. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    24 May '18 13:07
    https://phys.org/news/2018-05-crispr-edited-rice-major-boost-grain.html

    Way more than could have been done by traditional methods.
  2. Standard member apathist
    looking for loot
    28 May '18 22:32
    I love the thread title. Of course they did.
  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    29 May '18 11:13
    Originally posted by @apathist
    I love the thread title. Of course they did.
    I didn't have enough characters to go 'Chinese scientists increase rice plant production rate by genetic manipulation using CRISPR technology'.....
  4. Standard member apathist
    looking for loot
    29 May '18 23:38 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by @sonhouse
    ... CRISPR technology...
    That went over my head really fast.
  5. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    03 Jun '18 16:03
    Originally posted by @apathist
    That went over my head really fast.
    CRISPR is just a new tech that allows precise cut and paste of bits of DNA, so theoretically you could cut and paste fly DNA into humans. Wait, that would make a GREAT movie