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Last month, Caltech announced that the names of six men with historical ties to the university would be removed from all“campus buildings, assets, and honors.”This unnaming came as the institution renounced its historical connections to the Human Betterment...

Americans have celebrated the fact that the Biden administration is embracing science and returning the country to evidence-based policymaking. We agree that science should guide policy—except in cases where it wouldn’t assist people to live their lives but would, instead...

Janine* was raised by a single mother in the San Francisco Bay Area. With resources tight, both she and her sister needed to find a way to put themselves through college. Her sister started donating her eggs for pay once she turned 20...
Levrier apparently misunderstands the nature of our project published in The CRISPR Journal in October 2020.
man behind fence
By Raffi Khatchadourian, The New Yorker | 04.05.2021

I. HOME

When Anar Sabit was in her twenties and living in Vancouver, she liked to tell her friends that...

virus
By Josh P. Roberts, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News | 04.02.2021

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It is one thing to anticipate what gene therapy will look like in 5 years...

The Code Breaker book cover
By Michael Hirsh, Foreign Policy | 04.02.2021

This book is not for the faint of mind. Walter Isaacson is a great storyteller who has devoted his justly...

sterilization protest with signs
By Aminah Elster, The Daily Californian | 04.02.2021

Between 1909 and 1979, California forcibly sterilized over 20,000 people of color, people with disabilities and imprisoned people. Based on...

baby plants
By GMWatch | 04.01.2021

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Gene editing causes drastic unwanted effects in gene-edited plants including severe deformities, a new...

capitol hill rotunda
By Ethan Bakuli, Burlington Free Press | 04.01.2021

Photo by Joshua Sukoff on Unsplash

An apology letter intended to acknowledge Vermont's role in a program that sought to...

sickled blood cells
By Catherine Hsu, The Daily Californian | 04.01.2021

CRISPR genome editing technology, which was developed at UC Berkeley, has been approved for clinical trials to correct gene mutations...