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Can Gene-Edited Mice in Nantucket Kill Lyme Disease?

Biotech researchers at MIT want to battle Lyme using CRISPR. What could go wrong?

This story is part of “Tickpocalypse,” a multi-part special report.

TThe island of Nantucket, the popular summer destination off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is home to about 11,000 people year-round — and…

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.