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Scientists propose “CRISPR pill” to kill drug-resistant bacteria

April 26, 2017

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US have proposed a novel strategy which involves the consumption of a “CRISPR pill” to fight and kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria, or“superbugs”. CRISPR is an efficient gene-editing technology that is being studied as a tool to alter human genes to cure diseases. Jan-Peter Van Pijkeren, assistant professor of […]

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