Base editors – a powerful new tool for genetic engineering

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Introduction Gene editing has been featured prominently in the news recently. With studies published in Nature and Science, describing the advancement of sophisticated gene editing tools known as base editors. While the article in Nature details further development on the powerful CRISPR technology for editing DNA, the publication in Science presents a highly promising RNA … Read more

Cambridge researcher receives Nobel Prize for the development of cryo-EM

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The nobel prize in sciences The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. It is bestowed in recognition of academic, cultural or scientific advances. The prizes are categorised into physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, economic sciences and peace. Each Nobel Prize consist of a medal, a personal … Read more