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The CRISPR cartoon

Thank you, Andy Warner. Follow this link to a brilliant cartoon explanation of the battle over patenting the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique. For non-scientists this is quite bewildering – the cartoon narrative simplifies it without taking sides. Great work. 

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