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CRISPR research promises to save lives

CRISPR research promises to save lives

Amelia Espinosa, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Many scientists believe that Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR), a new way to edit genes, may someday be able to cure cancer, prevent autism, and stop AIDS. On March 8, at a Carlmont science guest lecture, Rachel Haurwitz, the president and CEO of Caribou Biosciences,...

CRISPR raises ethical concerns

CRISPR raises ethical concerns

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Humans of Carlmont, Opinion

On March 8, Rachel Haurwitz, president and CEO of Caribou, gave a science lecture at Carlmont about CRISPR, the next big thing in the biotechnology department. CRISPR, which stands for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, is a series of repeated DNA sequences found in the ge...

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