Gene editing has had a big week in the spotlight. Here’s what’s going on

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Hello, everyone. Damian here with good news for biotech startups, a milestone in CRISPR, and an idea for making gene therapy cheaper — both to make and to take.

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The need-to-know this morning
• GSK reported third-quarter adjusted earnings of 50.4 pence, exceeding analyst consensus. Sales grew 10% year over year to 8.2 billion pounds, also topping consensus. The company raised guidance for the remainder of the year.

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