award for genetic cutting and sewing

biotech/health

Crispr / cas9 technology can be dangerous. But for the Nobel Prize committee, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna, inventors of the method, deserved this year’s “Nobel Prize in Chemistry”. There is tremendous power in this genetic tool, which affects us all, said chemist Claes Gustafsson, head of the team of experts who selected this year’s award-winning feat. To continue: It is not only a revolution in basic science but will lead to innovative medical treatments…

The awards committee must know something to say that. As another who gave the Nobel Peace Prize to Obama in 2009 knew. After all, what job did the swedish founder of the foundation of the same name, Alfred Nobel, do and got rich by deciding that scientific achievements should also be funded through awards? The man has been making weapons and explosives for military use…