Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded To Scientists Who Discovered Crispr Gene Editing Tool for ‘Rewriting the Code of Life’

Source: CNN »

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing.

They discovered one of gene technology’s sharpest tools: the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. Using these, researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants and micro-organisms with…

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