UC Berkeley loses epic fight over patent for CRISPR gene-editing technique

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 23:31 in Physics & Chemistry

The scientists who first harnessed the powerful gene-editing technology known as CRISPR suffered a major defeat Wednesday in their long-running quest to control the rights to their invention. UC Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna and her European collaborator, Emmanuelle Charpentier, have racked...

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