CRISPR is short for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. And if you follow science news, you’ve been hearing it a lot lately. What do you need to know about CRISPR and cancer?
First, we’ve got a Wired video that explains CRISPR in 5 different ways, so you, too, will know what everyone’s talking about. Next up is an article on how CRISPR might be used to treat cancer. And after that, there’s two articles on the recent finding that CRISPR results in more DNA damage than initially thought–and may cause cancer.
- Wired Video: What is CRISPR?
- MIT Technology Review: CRISPR to Treat Cancer?
- STAT News: CRISPR & DNA Damage
- PBS: Cure or Carcinogen?
Last Modified on February 10, 2021