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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Natalie Tongue voices her contempt towards the misogynistic attack against Katie Bouman, responsible for the first ever photo of a black hole.
1962, the year that James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in recognition of “their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material”. This Nobel Prize was awarded 9 years after they published their discovery of the […]
After the shocking news that Sir Tim Hunt, esteemed scientist and Nobel prize winner, made completely sexist comments about female scientists at a conference in South Korea, Rebecca Hoard further discusses the problem of gender inequality in STEM subjects. Why are only 13% of STEM workers female? Well according to Milo Yiannopoulos, speaking during a […]