[LMB] No lefties in the Nexus

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sun Oct 6 18:17:14 BST 2019


On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 16:33:32 -0500, "Tony Zbaraschuk" <tonyz at eskimo.com>
wrote:

>
>> I'm pretty sure they meant that the children of the people who carried
>> those genes would be genetically modified, as embryos, to not carry those
>> genes.
>
>Although, the Nexus does have the capacity to go in and 'edit' genes in a
>living person - consider Vorzohn's Dystrophy in _Komarr_ or Donna
>Vorutyer's sex-change in ACC.  By now this is relatively easy and reliable
>for them.

We have that capability *now*, for a few selected conditions.
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