giovedì 21 gennaio 2016

Genetic Engineering Will Be A Big Part Of The "X-Files" Reboot

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According to the show's science advisor.

BuzzFeed Science spoke with X-Files science advisor Anne Simon about what kind of science we might see in the show's reboot.

BuzzFeed Science spoke with X-Files science advisor Anne Simon about what kind of science we might see in the show's reboot.

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Genetic modification technology will play a major role, she said.

Genetic modification technology will play a major role, she said.

From a scientific standpoint, she said that a major plot element is the use of a technology called CRISPR-Cas9. This technology, in essence, makes it possible for us to alter the DNA of living cells, including human cells. How this comes into play? Only time will tell.

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And this science will tie into a "really big" plot twist, that will "kind of explain the whole conspiracy theory and what the cigarette-smoking man was doing."

And this science will tie into a "really big" plot twist, that will "kind of explain the whole conspiracy theory and what the cigarette-smoking man was doing."

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