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Breakthrough Technology Has Power to Stop Malaria

Gene-editing technology called CRISPR topped this year's Breakthrough of the Year list compiled by Science magazine.  Although the technique has been around for a few years, in 2015 researchers made CRISPR easier, faster and cheaper to use, heralding an era that holds great promise for fixing damaged genes or eliminating pests that carry disease. In a Science magazine podcast, Science deputy news editor Robert Coontz reported on several experiments using CRISPR, including its...

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