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can we prevent a pandemic by creating one in a lab?
# science

can we prevent a pandemic by creating one in a lab?

Controversial new research offers us a chance to create tools to fight pandemics before they start. But can it really live up to its hype? And is it safe?

wait a minute, haven’t we seen this movie before?
# health

wait a minute, haven’t we seen this movie before?

The easy way to make gene therapy more effective may be to resurrect a virus' evolutionary ancestors in a lab...