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CRISPR patent awarded

Doudna-Charpentier team earn U.S. patent for CRISPR-Cas9, useful for human therapeutics and food security

Malaria parasite

2006

Treatment for malaria

A group led by chemical engineer Jay Keasling clears a major hurdle to creating a widely affordable version of the life-saving antimalarial drug artemisinin. He does this by successfully engineering…

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