Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR

Explained so that even you can understand

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Thu, Nov 3rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this TED Talks video, scientist and community lab advocate Ellen Jorgensen explains the myths and realities of CRISPR in layman's terms.

Should we bring back the wooly mammoth? Or edit a human embryo? Or wipe out an entire species that we consider harmful? The genome-editing technology CRISPR has made extraordinary questions like these legitimate — but how does it work? Scientist and community lab advocate Ellen Jorgensen is on a mission to explain the myths and realities of CRISPR, hype-free, to the non-scientists among us.

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