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The First Decade of CRISPR: Advances and Outlook

By Clement Dionglay
February 21, 2024

In the past decade, after the release of CRISPR-Cas9 as a genome-editing tool, it has revolutionized biological research. CRISPR and its applications have changed how biological research is done. A review by Nobel Laureate and CRISPR pioneer Jennifer A. Doudna of the Innovative Genomics Institute, University of California, Berkeley, and Joy Y. Wang, also from UC Berkeley, explores the origins, applications, and limitations of this technology. They discuss advancements, future directions, and real-world examples of CRISPR's impact on medicine and agriculture, highlighting its potential to shape various aspects of society.

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