Two young scientists bag $20M to perfect their CRISPR attack on disease-causing bacteria at upstart Eligo
What if you could find a way to deliver new technology like CRISPR into the teeming microbiome regions inside the human body, delivering instructions to slice into specific strains of troublesome bacteria. Your delivery vessels made of bits of DNA and proteins would have to survive an acid washed storm in the stomach and then appear where needed for an attack on a specific target — such as a rare disease triggered by bacteria.
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