Cutting Edge Technology Erica Mannis looks at the 2020 Nobel prize winning discovery on gene editing using the CRISPR-Cas9 system and discusses potential ethical aspects of the discovery CRISPR-Cas9 genetic technology has been at the forefront of scientific news in recent years for its breakthrough in genetic research. However, with its vast applications come worrying […]
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The Hyperloop Can you imagine speeding between cities through low-pressure tubes at 760 mph in a driverless capsule? Elon Musk did in 2013. A team from MIT last week won his design competition with an aluminium and carbon fibre pod levitated 15mm by magnets and thrust forwards by induction motors. The journey would be controlled […]