The technology can alter human, plant, and microbial DNA with relative ease and extreme precision.
The once-deadly disease can now be properly cured with antivirals.
Rubin, who died Sunday, was never recognized for her work on dark matter
This year’s award for medicine honors scientists who discovered anti-parasite drugs
The discoveries of Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich, and Aziz Sancar could help fight cancer
Canada's Arthur B. McDonald and Japan's Takaaki Kajita will split the nearly $1M prize
The winners developed novel treatments for parasitic diseases that affect millions worldwide
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