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Walter Isaacson discusses CRISPR and "The Code Breaker"

Clip: 03/11/2021 | 2m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

Walter Isaacson is a widely published author and biographer, and his latest effort couldn’t be better timed. "The Code Breaker" explores the groundbreaking work of Nobel Prize-winning chemist Jennifer Doudna and the technology known as CRISPR, which holds spectacular scientific promise -- and also serious ethical conundrums.

Aired: 03/11/21

Rating: NR

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