Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to two women


A biochemist from UC Berkeley is sharing the Nobel Prize for chemistry this year. Jennifer Donna has one for breakthrough work on genetic editing committee science reporter Molly Peterson has more Doubt. Niko invented a tool called CRISPR Cast nine What the Nobel Committee called Genetic Scissors. This year's prize is about rewriting the code of life down, and French researcher Emmanuelle Charpentier discovered a way to cut into broken genetic material, Remove it and replace it. Scissors, Concetta DNA of people, plants and animals, creating cancer therapies and curing genetic diseases. As Donna told Ladies Forum these are all things that are within the realm of possibility now, and so we have to really start thinking about how do we use this technology responsibly down and sharpen today are the first women ever to share the chemistry prize? I'm Molly Peterson. The

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