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Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic

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By Kate Kelland

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thanks for the knowladge of Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic and i don't know about that but now i am clear

and want to more information

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The birds' DNA has been altered using a new gene editing technology known as CRISPR. In this case the "edits" are to remove parts of a protein on which the flu virus normally depends, making the chickens totally flu-resistant.

I really hope they don't solve one problem by creating ten more new problems. What if the flu virus mutates utilizing another protein. Such newly mutated virus could then cause massive devastation as there is no resistance.

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