October 2, 2023

Kariko and Weissman Win Nobel Prize in Medicine for Work That Enabled mRNA Vaccines Against COVID-19

(Associated Press) – Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that enabled the creation of mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 that were critical in slowing the pandemic — technology that’s also being studied to fight cancer … Read More

September 22, 2023

China’s Quest for Human Genetic Data Spurs Fears of a DNA Arms Race

(Washington Post) – That collection effort, underway for more than a decade, has included the acquisition of U.S. genetics companies as well as sophisticated hacking operations, U.S. and Western intelligence officials say. But more recently, it received an unexpected boost … Read More