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While the past 50 years have been defined by the technological breakthroughs of the digital age, the 21st century finds humanity entering a new, exciting chapter: a life-science revolution. Bestselling author Walter Isaacson discusses the life and work of the Nobel Prize-winning Jennifer Doudna who, with her collaborators, created a DNA-editing tool with the power to revolutionize human health. What is the potential of this innovative discovery, and what are the moral questions to consider?
Walter Isaacson is Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at Tulane University and the author of The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race.
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