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CRISPR can treat obesity without cutting or editing
New CRISPR technique could prevent obesity without cutting or editing a genome
An exciting new study has demonstrated how a new kind of CRISPR technique can increase the expression of certain genes, instead of the more traditional approach of cutting or editing DNA. The method was tested in mice, targeting genes associated with hunger, and stopped the animals becoming obese.