A Crack in Creation (2017) describes everything you need to know about CRISPR, a new technique to alter the genes of living organisms. These blinks explain the scientific details of gene editing, while also discussing its medical and ethical implications.
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“From curing diseases to designing babies; these blinks offer a fascinating glimpse into the potential of gene editing and the ethical and philosophical questions it raises.”
– Isabella, German Production Manager at Blinkist
Jennifer A. Doudna, PhD, is a professor of chemistry and molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a leading international expert on CRISPR biology and genome engineering.
Samuel H. Sternberg, PhD, is a biochemist and the author of a number of high-profile scientific publications on CRISPR technology. He is the recipient of the Scaring Award and the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award.
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