Gene editing

CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing of Humans – Future or Fiction?

Mar 28, 2019

By Dominika Trzilova You’re half of your mom and half of your dad. You get different characteristics from each parent, many of which are determined by the genes your parents give you. Most of the time the genes passed down to you result in good characteristics, such as athleticism. However, not all inherited genes result in […]

How Did Rudolph Get His Red Nose?: A Scientific Investigation

Dec 15, 2016

By Michelle Engle Some non-believers among you may say that Rudolph is nothing more than a fairy tale, that it’s impossible for a reindeer to have a glowing red nose. To those of you, I have this to say: it’s not magic, it’s science! Allow me to present evidence to support my hypothesis. Fluorescent, or […]