We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Advertisement

How CRISPR Lets Us Take the Next Step in Evolution | Max Plach | TEDx

Video   Jul 25, 2019 | Taken from YouTube

 

CSO, and biologist Dr. Max Plach works with a groundbreaking new technology for editing genes, called CRISPR-Cas9. The tool allows scientists to make precise edits to DNA strands, which could lead to treatments for genetic diseases … but could also be used to create so-called "designer babies." Max reviews how CRISPR-Cas9 works — and asks the scientific community to pause and discuss the ethics of this new tool.

 
More Information
 
 
Advertisement
 

Recommended Videos

Whole Genome Sequencing for Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Video

This video describes how whole genome sequencing is used to track pathogens as they spread from person to person on the path to a foodborne or infectious disease outbreak.

WATCH NOW

COVID-19 Interview: Disease Modeling Phylogenetics

Video

In this interview, Dr Emma Hodcroft, a Molecular Epidemiologist from the University of Basel, explains how disease modeling works and the impact that limitations have had on our reactions to the COVID-19 outbreak.

WATCH NOW

The Quest for the Coronavirus Vaccine

Video

When will the coronavirus vaccine be ready? Epidemiologist Seth Berkley, takes us inside the effort to create a vaccine for the coronavirus.

WATCH NOW

 

Like what you just watched? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Immunology & Microbiology

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE