This year, several leading researchers have sounded warnings about the risks of using the CRISPR gene-editing technique to modify human1 and other species' genomes in ways that could have “unpredictable effects on future generations”2 and “profound implications for our relationship to nature” (see go.nature.com/jq5sik).

This year, several leading researchers have sounded warnings about the risks of using the CRISPR gene-editing technique to modify human1 and other species' genomes in ways that could have “unpredictable effects on future generations”2 and “profound implications for our relationship to nature” (see go.nature.com/jq5sik).

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We Can Now Edit Our DNA. But Let's Do it Wisely | Jennifer Doudna | TED ...If this is true there is hope for ending narcissism and narcissistic abuse.

We Can Now Edit Our DNA. But Let's Do it Wisely | Jennifer Doudna | TED ...If this is true there is hope for ending narcissism and narcissistic abuse.

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TIME 100 most Influentail People 2015 Jennifer Doudna and Emmannuelle Charpentier
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Three years ago, Dr. Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley, helped make one of the most monumental discoveries in biology: a relatively easy way to alter any organism’s DNA, just as a computer user can edit a word in a document.

Three years ago, Dr. Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley, helped make one of the most monumental discoveries in biology: a relatively easy way to alter any organism’s DNA, just as a computer user can edit a word in a document.

Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues found an enzyme in bacteria that makes editing DNA in animal cells much easier.

Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues found an enzyme in bacteria that makes editing DNA in animal cells much easier.

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