Some applications of CRISPR are raising ethical and other concerns, and are presenting interesting policy challenges to our current oversight system for research in the life sciences. What can we learn from previous experiences with emerging biotechnologies and how can we adapt our current policy framework to the gene editing technologies of today and tomorrow?
Chimaeras are both monsters of the ancient imagination and a long-established research tool. Recent advances in gene editing have carved out new paths towards understanding fundamental biology as well as potential clinical applications.
How the Social Brain Builds Itself—But Sometimes Doesn’t: Genes, Experience, and the Biological Roots of Autism
The 16th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented by the Linda Hall Library in association with the Princeton Alumni Association of Kansas City, the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City.
Dr. Daniel Mack, Director of Baseball Analytics and Research Science with the Kansas City Royals, returns to the Library to talk about the art and science of sabermetrics.
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The TVs of Tomorrow is a portrait of American innovation during the Cold War, which confirms that success in the electronics industry hinges upon input from both the laboratory and the boardroom.