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An Exciting Development, CRISPR Lets UW-Madison Researchers Edit Genes

In the last decade, scientists have made incredible strides in understanding the world around us. From taking the first photo of a black hole to unearthing new fossils that better map the human family tree, these discoveries are often awe-inspiring. CRISPR is one of those discoveries. 

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Mackenzie Martin of WXPR in Rhinelander, Wisconsin brings us the following story as part of their “We Live Up Here” series.  == Birchbark canoes take a long time to make. But according to master artist Wayne Valliere from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, the process is just as important as the finished project.

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