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Her-Story: Jean Williams

Her-Story: Jean Williams

This Women’s History Month has been rich with content featuring known and unknown females who have made great contributions to their communities, the United States, and the world. Perhaps my taking notice of this special content is tied to several events that have already occurred this year that include the Women’s March and release of … Continue reading

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  • A simple guide to CRISPR, one of the biggest science stories of 2016: One of the biggest and most important science stories of 2016 will probably also be one of the biggest science stories of the next decade. So this is as good a time as any to get acquainted with the powerful new gene-editing technology known as CRISPR. If you haven’t heard of CRISPR yet, the short explanation goes like this: In the past four years, scientists have figured out how to exploit a quirk in the immune systems of bacteria to edit genes in other organisms — plant genes, mouse genes, even human genes. With CRISPR, they can now make these edits quickly and cheaply, in days rather than weeks or months. (The technology is often known as CRISPR/Cas9, but we’ll stick with CRISPR, pronounced “crisper.”) Check out the rest of the article and slideshow from Vox - http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/12/30/13164064/crispr-cas9-gene-editing
  • Breakthrough of the Year, 2016: from the editors of Science Magazine - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ncTCM7t79o&feature=share  
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