Everyone is talking about new gene editing tools such as CRISPR-Cas9, which have made it easy and cheap to tweak the genomes of anything from microorganisms to man. But how the hell do you ‘edit’ a genome?
I’ve conducted a spate of interviews with the big-wigs of UK science recently, including the Royal Society’s president Sir Paul Nurse, the Government’s chief scientific advisor Sir Mark Walport, and science minister Greg Clark (a few weeks before he was moved on to something else by the PM).Read More »
With the help of Think Publishing I produced this guide to biology careers for the Royal Society of Biology. The booklet is a collection of articles and ‘day in the life’ style interviews I have done with scientists in various fields.