January 8, 2020

‘Against All Odds’: The Inside Story of How Scientists Across Three Continents Produced an Ebola Vaccine

(STAT News) – The reality was that, for years, scientists who studied Ebola, which belongs to a family of viruses called filoviruses, had poured their hearts into work to develop vaccines and drugs to combat these deadly scourges. And for … Read More

January 6, 2020

What CRISPR-Baby Prison Sentences Mean for Research

(Nature) – There has been much speculation about whether other scientists would follow in He‘s footsteps, especially given the ease of using the most popular gene-editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9. But the punishments are “definitely a deterrent to similar misconduct in China”, … Read More