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CRISPR turns normal body fat into a type that burns energy

Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists have developed a proof of concept for a novel cell-based therapy against obesity, the main cause of type 2 diabetes and related chronic illnesses. The potential therapy involves transplanting human brown-like fat cells, which are human white fat cells that have been genetically modified to become similar to heat-generating brown fat cells.

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