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Reengineering Life

Scientists Are Building Cows to Resist Climate Change

Using gene editing to make heat-tolerant cows could result in ‘super calves’

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Photo illustration; Image courtesy of AgResearch

Reengineering Life is a series from Future Human about the astonishing ways genetic technology is changing humanity and the world around us.




Future Human is a science publication from Medium about the survival of our species. It is run by the OneZero editorial team, which also publishes stories about major forces in technology through its namesake publication and stories about gadgets on Debugger.

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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.

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