Gene Therapy Cures "Bubble Boy"

Discussion in 'Biology & Genetics' started by goofyfish, Apr 5, 2002.

  1. goofyfish Analog By Birth, Digital By Design Valued Senior Member

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    Although the retrovirus use bothers me a bit, overall the accomplishment is pretty damn cool.

    Peace.
     
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  3. John Devers (AVATAR) Registered Senior Member

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    Any ideas on how gene theropy works?

    Do you or could you drop a pill?

    Is something injected into the body?

    Does the process attack and change part of our DNA?
     
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  7. Brett Bellmore Registered Senior Member

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    Man, that's really got to have Jeremy Rifkin's head spinning like a top!

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    Genetic treatments actually saving lives is his worst nightmare, because he knows people won't reject genetic engineering with the benefits staring them in the face in the form of a cute little kid.
     

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