Hilo High Grad Makes CRISPR 'Discovery of the Century'

Hilo High Grad Makes CRISPR 'Discovery of the Century'

Hilo High Grad Makes CRISPR ‘Discovery of the Century’

HAMAKUA SPRINGS

/ August 24, 2016 /

Are you familiar with CRISPr gene-editing technology? It’s been called the discovery of the century, but it’s not well known yet outside of science circles. From time to time I’m going to write here about what’s going on with it.

At ScienceNews.org, they talk about it this way:

Scientists usually shy away from using the word miracle — unless they’re talking about the gene-editing tool called CRISPR/Cas9. “You can do anything with CRISPR,” some say. Others just call it amazing.

An interesting fact: Dr. Jennifer Doudna, credited with discovering this technology and one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, graduated from Hilo High.

Visit: http://www.hamakuasprings.com/2016/08/hilo-high-grad-crispr-discovery-century/ to read the full article.

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