Song Gene Editing

To Edit or not to Edit

The Ethics of Gene Manipulation The concept of gene editing (adding, disrupting or changing the sequence of a specific gene) has been a staple of science fantasy for several decades. From Aldous Huxley’s...
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Let’s Stay Together

Getting Protein Bonds to Stick Imagine a match made in heaven: yin and yang, Batman and Robin, peanut butter and jelly. Now, try to picture what those combinations would look like in the realm of chemistry....
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Proton-Coupled Electron Transport

A New Branch of Organic Chemistry A common metaphor used to describe organic chemistry is “the psychology of electrons.” This statement embodies one of the fundamental ideas of organic chemistry: most...
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Insulin at the Touch of Your iPhone

What if you no longer had to go to the doctor’s office for your appointments? What if all of your lab tests could be done at home, on your own time? What if you had continuous access to all of your vital...