Reengineering Life

Scientists Are Gene Editing Coral to Help Them Survive Climate Change

CRISPR was used to identify a gene for heat tolerance in corals

Filtered image of coral against a background of pipette and DNA.
Photo illustration; Image source: Alexis Rosenfeld/Getty Images

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