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Nobelist Talks CRISPR Uses

New Nobel laureate in chemistry Jennifer Doudna talks about various applications of the gene-editing tool CRISPR.

October 8, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

New Nobel Laureate Talks Today’s Virology

Charles Rice, who today shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus, talked about how rapidly research now occurs, compared with his early work...

October 5, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

Dinosaurs Got Cancer, Too

Researchers seeking evidence for cancer in dinosaurs found it in a collection of bones at a paleontology museum in Alberta.

September 28, 2020 — Emily Schwing

Fluttering Feathers Could Spawn New Species

Fork-tailed flycatchers make a fluttering sound with their wings—but separate subspecies have different “dialects” of fluttering. Christopher Intagliata reports.

September 24, 2020 — Christopher Intagliata

Science News from around the World

Here are some brief reports about science and technology from all over, including one from Israel about what DNA reveals about the Dead Sea Scrolls’ parchment. 

September 22, 2020 — Scott Hershberger
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