Tag: science

Stranger Than Science Fiction

By Camille Jones On November 26th, 2018, the first gene-edited human beings were born. This may sound like the tagline of a new dystopian novel, but it’s all too real. Using a gene editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9 (a technology that allows scientists to edit parts of the genome […]

Don’t fight it, light it!

BY Charlotte Suttee A tall shadow, fire dripping from his hand, manifests behind the silvery, water-vapor-rich smoke. Jenks’ very own AP Environmental teacher, Brian Yockers, sets a grass plot ablaze with a drip torch that makes the plants pop like microwave popcorn. Yockers isn’t starting giant fires just […]