Science & Technology

Human Gene Editing: Was the Latest Controversy Warranted?

In November, Chinese scientist He Jiankui prompted global condemnation after claiming he had used of the latest CRISPR-Cas9 technique to permanently alter a set of twin girls’ DNA. Clouded in confusion and controversy, Elisabeth Aiton examines how the events unfolded and their signficance to gene editing.

My Top 5 Greatest Popular Science Books of all Time

Charlotte Hartley discusses the importance of bringing real science to the masses in a journey through five of the greatest popular science books ever written.

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