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32.3 x 41.9 cm ⏐ 12.7 x 16.5 in (300dpi)
WILL & DENI MCINTYRE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY WILL & DENI MCINTYRE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
A gene therapist at work in his laboratory. Gene therapy is a branch of genetic engineering which aims to alter or replace defective genes. Although still at the experimental stage, gene therapy may soon be used to prevent genetic diseases such as sickle-cell anaemia and thalassaemia.
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