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All about the 2017 international short story competition

We’re delighted to announce that the judge for the International Willesden Herald 2017 New Short Stories competition will be none other than...

Monday, April 04, 2005

Hope for the hopeless*

'Editing' technique can rewrite genes

"The scientists combined a molecule called a zinc finger protein, which can identify and bind to a specified gene, with an enzyme that can cut DNA. The protein effectively delivers the enzyme to its target, just in front of the gene the scientists want to cut out."

*Can we place an advance order for a dose of perfect spelling genes, please? Ed

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