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September 23, 2008, 9:42 pm

DNA surgery offers hope

Many of today's serious illnesses are caused by defects in genes - but efforts to add correct copies of faulty genes to cells have been fraught with difficulties - now scientists may have some exciting new techniques to offer greater hope for cures.


Read more about Sir Aaron Klug , member of the Molecular Frontiers Scientific Advisory Board, and his vital role in developing techniques for "knocking out" faulty genes that cause diseases.