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Reengineering Life

Scientists Gene Edited a Cow to Have Mostly Male Offspring

The technique could eventually lead to fewer cattle needed to produce the same amount of beef

Photo illustration; Image source: Alison Van Eenennaam/UC Davis

Reengineering Life is a series from OneZero about the astonishing ways genetic technology is changing humanity and the world around us.

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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