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Is it time to use CRISPR to save biodiversity?

Though scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.

The Procession of Justice

Why are millions protesting across America? Because maybe citizens have decided to take charge of this amorphous abstraction called justice.

Evangelicals, Donald Trump, and the Making of the Tribune in Chief

With his tough but folksy style, Trump has established a relationship with his supporters, who are then willing to overlook his shortcomings.

More People Equals Less Chance For Democratic Government

To expect more freedom as we add more humans who have to find less and less livable places is a ridiculous expectation.

Battling Parkinson’s disease by rejuvenating ageing cells

Fixing body tissues by knocking out genes that prevent bad mitochondrial from being ousted in a timely fashion might sound like science fiction.

First-ever in-body CRISPR human trial performed by Clinicians

The clinical trial at the Oregan Health & Science University was performed to treat a blindness-causing gene mutation.

A Major breakthrough in reversing the cellular aging process

A team at Harvard has identified molecules that restore protective caps on the tips of our chromosomes that regulate cells ageing.

Regulation Too Often Shackles the Hands of Innovators

The sad fact of the matter is that those most interested in the regulatory process tend to be motivated by politics and ideology.

Lab-Grown Mini Kidneys Are Bringing Science Closer to Custom Organs

Tiny versions of perfect custom organs are already serving as useful research tools and stepping stones toward full-fledged replacements.

Life on Mars? Will we find it? Will we colonize the Red Planet?

The planet Mars has been the focus of two ambitious projects: the search for life forms native to the planet and human colonization.

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