Daily Archives: August 2, 2017

Researchers get better at tweaking the genomes of human embryos

IT IS risky to predict who and what will win a Nobel prize. But some discoveries are so big that their receipt of science’s glitziest gong seems only to be a matter of time. One such is a powerful gene-editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9, which is making the fraught and fiddly business of altering the genetic material of living organisms much ...

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Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94

SOUTH BEND, Ind. –  Ara Parseghian, who took over a foundering Notre Dame football program and restored it to glory with two national championships in 11 seasons, has died. He was 94. University of Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins announced in a statement that Parseghian died at home at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Parseghian had recently returned to his home ...

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