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In a process called recoding, Church envisions being able to make cells resistant to viruses. “Like HIV and hepatitis B,” he says.

“And the common cold?” I ask.

He nods yes, adding that they’ve already recoded bacteria to be virus-resistant. “It’s in a paper we published in 2016,” he says.

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