under the microscope

The basic science of genome editing

Long, detailed, hard to read, and also fascinating. “Key advances include the development of techniques for generating molecular tools for cutting the DNA of genomes in specific places to allow targeted alterations in the DNA sequence. Over recent years, several […]

tech, startups, internet

YCombinator requests for startups.

Often said to be the world’s leading accelerator program (alums include Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, Instacart, Coinbase), YC is a pillar of the startup community. They have a “Requests for Startups” page that highlights 25 areas of innovation that they would […]