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Last month, researchers in Oregon broke new scientific ground when they used CRISPR/Cas-9 to genetically modify human embryos, a first in the United States. CRISPR/Cas-9 is a powerful tool that offers immense promise for treating and curing disease, and it...

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Recently, a kerfuffle in the world of CRISPR illustrated just how easily money—and our perception of it—can impact science...

Last month, researchers in Oregon broke new scientific ground when they used CRISPR/Cas-9 to genetically modify human embryos, a first in the United States. CRISPR/Cas-9 is a powerful tool that offers immense promise for treating and curing disease, and it...

In a new book, University of North Carolina, Charlotte anthropologist Jonathan Marks says that racism in science is alive and well.

This stands in sharp contrast to creationist thinking, Marks says, which is, like racism, decidedly evident in our society...

Microscopic image of oocyte.
Model of an egg surrounded by sperm, and illuminated by a light angled from above.