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Reengineering Life

CRISPR Could Switch Off Chronic Pain Without Opioids

A gene therapy injection eliminated pain in mice

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Reengineering Life is a column from Future Human about the ways humans are using biology to reprogram our bodies 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.