LAURAN NEERGAARD writes:
French scientists mixed gene ther apy
and bone marrow transplants in two boys to seemingly halt a brain disease that can kill by adolescence.
The surprise ingredient: They disabled the HIV virus so it couldn’ t cause AIDS, and
then used it to carry in the healthy new gene.
I’m reminded again that, if we look hard enough, we can turn what appears bad, like the HIV virus, to good.
This is such an important lesson for us all that it deserves emphasizing again and