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Biochemist Jennifer Doudna, the subject of Walter Isaacson's new biography The Code Breaker, shared a Nobel prize in chemistry in 2020 for the part she played in developing the CRISPR gene editing technology. Nick Otto/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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CRISPR Scientist's Biography Explores Ethics Of Rewriting The Code Of Life

The Code Breaker profiles Jennifer Doudna, a Nobel Prize-winning biochemist key to the development of CRISPR, and examines the technology's exciting possibilities and need for oversight.

Biochemist Jennifer Doudna, the subject of Walter Isaacson's new biography The Code Breaker, shared a Nobel prize in chemistry in 2020 for the part she played in developing the CRISPR gene editing technology. Nick Otto/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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CRISPR Scientist's Biography Explores Ethics Of Rewriting The Code Of Life

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