Boeing-sponsored ISS Experiment Shows CRISPR Gene Editing can be used in Space

NASA astronaut Nick Hague works with the miniPCR bio DNA replicator aboard the International Space Station in 2019 to perform the Genes in Space-6 experiment. The results of the Boeing-sponsored student research were published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE. (Credit: NASA)

Students’ Genes in Space research published today in scientific journal

ARLINGTON, Va. (Boeing PR) — Genetic editing to discover and develop treatments for the effects of deep-space missions on astronauts is closer to reality following a student experiment conducted on the International Space Station, or ISS.

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