Disclaimer: I am currently a student at the University of Nottingham, with an accepted place on the Doctoral Training Programme at Rothamsted Research (beginning October 2017). Topics don’t come much more controversial than genetic modification/engineering, and recently Rothamsted Research has received the green light for a field trial to go ahead. Plants have been genetically engineered… Continue reading GM wheat study approved to suck up UK public funding.
Hello and welcome to my next blog post. In this post I shall be discussing the opinions surrounding genome editing technology of CRISPR/Cas9 (figure 1). The National Academies of Science has declared genome editing a better name than gene editing as sometimes the editing may be in the parts of the genome that regulate rather… Continue reading CRISPR: Should we allow human genome editing?