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The gift of light, through science and service

January 28, 2019

The gift of light, through science and service

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Stephanie M. McPherson | Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Pawan Sinha, a professor of vision and computational neuroscience in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, first met Poonam when the girl was 13 years old. She lived in a remote village far from the urban bustle of Delhi, the second most-populous city in India.

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Scientists engineer new CRISPR platform for DNA targeting

January 22, 2019

Scientists engineer new CRISPR platform for DNA targeting

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Broad Institute

A team that includes the scientist who first harnessed the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 and other systems for genome editing of eukaryotic organisms, including animals and plants, has engineered another CRISPR system, called Cas12b.

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