Nov 16, 2019

New twist on CRISPR technology

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In a classic episode of an old-school TV comedy called I Love Lucy, we see Lucille Ball stepping into an assembly line job at a candy factory. As the pace of the conveyor belt exceeds her ability to wrap the candy, the frenzy gets the best of her. She shoves candy into her pockets, into her hat, into her mouth—it’s a job fail.

As we know, faster doesn’t always mean better. And precision can take a big bite out of speed.

Sometimes, though, innovative minds come up with a new strategy that improves both efficiency and precision.

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