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Chinese Scientist Wins 2016 Tang Prize For CRISPR-Cas9 Breakthrough

The Prize honors Drs. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A. Doudna and Zhang Feng, all of whom contributed to the development of precision gene editing tools.

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Biomaterials ‘Spin’ Doctor

In somewhat of a happy accident, Teoh Swee Hin was inspired by a pregnant graduate student to develop a cell bioreactor that rotates like a baby in the mother’s womb.

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When Lightning Strikes The Clock Tower

Marty McFly and the Doc travel in time by using the energy of lightning in Back to the Future, but is it really possible to generate electricity from a lightning bolt?

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The Unassuming Revolutionary

Asian Scientist Magazine catches up with the inventor of optogenetics and CRISPR gene editing, Zhang Feng.

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