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.
Throughout ‘Movember’ and its immediate aftermath, the university has put on a number of events for the sake of Mental Health Awareness. But for those of us who have suffered the ravages of mental health stigma for years on end, it’s a real struggle not to be cynical. Neurodivergents – i.e. anyone whose psychology lies […]