“If you could cure…”
I stopped him, “That is not a fair question.”
The scientist raised his eyebrows.
How can you speak of “cure” when the issue in discussion is in every cell of his body?
What does it feel like to have 47 chromosomes? I wonder. Does it feel different than 46?
Every cell in our body contains our chromosomal makeup. Cells constantly regenerate, each set (or triplicate) of chromosomes generating and regenerating as well. Sometimes cells in the typical population, triplicate the 21st chromosome, here and there. But it’s scant –