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Scientists Urge Caution in Using New “Cut and Splice” Technology to Treat Genetic Disease

By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News A group of 18 scientists and ethicists are warning that a revolutionary new tool to cut and splice DNA should be used cautiously when attempting to fix human genetic [...]
Team member Eric Wong (left) accepts certificates recognizing the team's efforts from iGEM, the City of San Francisco and the California State Assembly.

High Schoolers Help Grow ‘Genetically Engineered Machines’

By Kathleen Masterson   Taking molecular parts from living organisms to engineer biological systems sounds a bit like science fiction, but with the help of University of California San Francisco researchers, high school students are [...]
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Rod Streater: More Than Football

Professional athletes understand that community involvement is a part of the job. But for some of them, it means a whole lot more. Just entering his 3rd season, Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver Rod Streater has [...]
Tech Hive intern Nikita Gupta shows off her LED light up Converse shoes. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

TechHive Comes Alive at Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science

Ski Ball and PacMan machines made from cardboard – those were some of the popular arcade games people came across as they attended the Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science TechHive showcase.Founded in January 2013, TechHive [...]