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How Science Beat the Virus

In February, Jennifer Doudna, one of America’s most prominent scientists, was still focused on CRISPR—the gene-editing tool that she’d co-discovered and that won her a Nobel Prize in October. But ...

On GPS: Re-writing the code of life

2020 Chemistry Nobel laureate Jennifer Doudna joins Fareed for a primer on CRISPR, a technology that allows for precise gene editing.   https://twitter.com/FareedZakaria/status/1333130472902234112 Focus CRISPR Client UC Berkeley / IGI WATCH THE ...

Gene-editing pipeline takes off

Clinical trials of genome-editing agents — including CRISPR–Cas9 editors, zinc finger nucleases and TALENs — are pushing ex vivo, immuno-oncology and in vivo treatment frontiers.   Focus CRISPR Client UC Berkeley READ THE ...

C&EN’s 2020 Trailblazers

In total, the women profiled in C&EN's 2020 Trailblazers have launched more than 30 start-ups aimed at developing treatments for rare diseases, building better batteries, and more. They’re scientists ...

Expanding the CRISPR Toolbox

If your only CRISPR tool is an ordinary Cas9 enzyme, you might imagine that every genome editing problem has the same solution, a blunt double-strand break. Fortunately, ordinary Cas9 ...

The Long View On Gene Editing

It began as an effort to understand how microbes fight viral infections. Within their chromosomes bacteria store snippets of DNA taken from the viruses they encounter. These fragments, which ...

25 Ideas That Will Shape the 2020s

Will paper money disappear? Will gene-tailored medicine transform how we treat disease? And will you finally trade in that juicy steak for “cell grown” meat? As a new decade begins, ...

Year in Pharma 2019

It was a bustling year for the drug industry, filled with acquisitions, substantial investment in promising technologies, and a steady stream of new drug approvals. Pharma behemoths merged, forming even ...

CRISPR’s unwanted anniversary

There are key moments in the history of every disruptive technology that can make or break its public perception and acceptance. For CRISPR-based genome editing, such a moment occurred ...
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