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Gene-Editing Attacks Can’t Defeat HIV As Easily As We Thought

Gene-Editing Attacks Can’t Defeat HIV As Easily As We Thought

Scientists are excited about the prospect of using CRISPR, a powerful gene-editing tool, to combat HIV. A discouraging follow-up study shows that HIV is capable of developing a resistance to the genetic attack — but scientists say CRISPR’s battle with HIV is far from over.