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2 Running Header: Science/ Description Breadth The film that I have chosen to speak on regarding the Science description essay is called Unnatural Selection . “If you had an idea that was going to outrage society, would you keep it to yourself?”–Charles Darwin. The idea I am referencing is called CRISPR, or Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. Basically scientists have discovered a way to go in to the DNA of a plant, animal or even a human being, and remove or replace a small part of that organism’s genetic code. They do this by essentially inserting CRISPR with precision in to a person’s DNA and causing a clean break in the DNA so essentially a patch can be put in place of the damaged DNA strands. This is really interesting news because the opens the door to be able to eradicate all genetic disorders, even cancer and HIV have the potential to be eradicated through these gene editing processes. All of this is a pretty big deal if you stop to consider it. Mankind is essentially on the verge of a technological breakthrough. That being said, although
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