Jump around: How 'jumping genes' could transform gene editing

Jump around: How 'jumping genes' could transform gene editing

Gene-editing is the process of altering a part of DNA -- the code that governs much about how an organism develops and behaves. For years, scientists have used a tool something like a pair of scissors for the complex task of gene-editing, but a newly discovered technique using "jumping genes" could offer a seamless, safer alternative. Gene-editing is the process of altering a part of DNA -- the code that governs much about how an organism develops and behaves.

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