The Gen-Factor is a radioactive biochemical created using DNA from the cross-reality nomad Sigma, a eugenic agent that mutates most sapient organisms on contact. It is lethal to most beings, but has turned others into super-humans known as Gen-Actives.
Miles Craven exposed his agents in Team 7 to the radiation, killing some and driving others of whom insane all while giving them psychic powers. These powers would extend, albeit differ widely between their future offspring, creating several generations of Gen-Actives.
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