New Horizons in Science

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CASW

Science + Science Writing: The #CRISPRtwins story

Topic: Science + Science Writing
Sunday, October 27, 2019 -
8:30am to 9:30am

Two journalists who reported the year's most startling story in science — the birth of genetically modified human twins in China — reflect on the story's lessons with an expert who consulted with both outlets. Come for a discussion of the science, ethics, and journalism behind a story that shook science to its foundations and is still reverberating.

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