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A Shot of CRISPR Could Restore Sight to the Blind

It’s the first time the gene-editing tool has been used inside the human body

Photo: Rolando Caponi/EyeEm/Getty Images

SScientists have used the gene-editing technique CRISPR in an attempt to restore vision in a patient with a type of inherited blindness, researchers announced last week.

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