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Finding Genius Podcast

Dec 1, 2020

One of the most exciting recent discoveries in microbiology involves an immunological mechanism of a single-celled organism. CRISPR-Cas technology is a technique bacteria use for fighting infection with phages. This podcast dives into the wild world of CRISPR and bacteriophage interplay.

Listen and learn

  • How the...


Apr 13, 2020

Catherine Freije and Cameron Myhrvold are working on a test for the Covid-19 virus that will provide faster results than what's currently in use.

They explain

  • Why more prevalent and faster testing is vital in fighting the virus,
  • How the development of a CRISPR-based diagnostic test, which primarily uses a nasal swab...