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Blood

Blood is the epicentre of much biomedical research, from fighting disease to creating artificial substitutes for this vital fluid. This Outlook discusses topics including a gene-editing treatment for sickle-cell disease and keeping the blood supply safe from pathogens such as Zika virus.

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