Mon Ami’

                   " Our relationship is based on affection and honesty. It involves promises that must be kept and help given in times of greatest need. It involves self-sacrifice on each other's behalf and entrusting our most cherished belongings to each other. We get drunk and speak our minds [...]

Jennifer Doudna:How CRISPR lets us edit our DNA

Geneticist Jennifer Doudna co-invented a groundbreaking new technology for editing genes, called CRISPR-Cas9. The tool allows scientists to make precise edits to DNA strands, which could lead to treatments for genetic diseases ... but could also be used to create so-called "designer babies." Doudna reviews how CRISPR-Cas9 works — and asks the scientific community to [...]