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Beyond the Controversy: How CRISPR/Cas9 Permanently Modified Molecular Biology

CRISPR/Cas9, a new, easy, and rapid genome editing technique, is at the center of heated debates over gene therapy, human embryo manipulation, and genetically-modified crops. While the most controversial applications of CRISPR/Cas9 likely will not affect the general public for years, this technique immediately and … Continue reading

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Reducing transphobia, one conversation at a time

A recent study published in Science shows that personal conversation—with an emphasis on actively taking another person’s perspective—can reduce anti-transgender prejudice for up to 3 months. Most research to date (and many people’s personal experiences) show that changing deeply ingrained prejudices is … Continue reading

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