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Experts: 'Gene Doping' To Be Next Sports Scandal

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Experts: 'Gene Doping' To Be Next Sports Scandal

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Experts: 'Gene Doping' To Be Next Sports Scandal

Experts: 'Gene Doping' To Be Next Sports Scandal

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Cheating athletes used to rely on steroids to pump up performance. Then they discovered erythropoietin and human growth hormone. What's next? Gene doping, or genetic manipulation, according to Dr Theodore Friedmann, chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency's Gene Doping Expert Group. More information.

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