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The Government Plan to Build Radiation-Proof CRISPR Soldiers

A DARPA project aims to temporarily alter human genes, and shield people from deadly radiation exposure

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InIn the early morning hours of April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine exploded, releasing a cloud of toxic fumes and radioactive particles. The fire burned for 10 days…




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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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