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  • CRISPR/Cas9 Patent Battle

    CRISPR/Cas9 Patent Battle

    Christopher_NW

    Recently I was approached by Sophia Frentz from the University of Melbourne and writer for Lateral (a science communication zine), for my opinions regarding some key questions over the current CRISPR patent battle between UC Berkeley/University of Vienna (Profs. Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier) and the Broad Institute/Harvard/MIT (Prof. Feng Zhang). I supplied Sophia with […]

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  • Ethical Relativism in light of Western and Islamic Values

    Ethical Relativism in light of Western and Islamic Values

    Bryce Harper

    Turn on the television in any Western nation and you will undoubtedly find a politician sounding off about Western values. Search some more, find a channel reporting on current immigration rates from the Middle-East, and watch how the discussion quickly descends into a contest between Western and Islamic values, their compatibility, and how to best […]

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The Beautiful Complexity of the Malaria Parasite:

The Beautiful Complexity of the Malaria Parasite:

Christopher_NW

 

It’s no small secret that my biggest interest lies in malaria research. The story of this healthy obsession started back during my undergraduate days at USC, back when I was interested in becoming an obstetrician/gynecologist.

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