BOINC or Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing is a grid computing platform through which you can search for Aliens, discover a cure for cancer or even prove Einstein wrong!
With the introduction of technologies such as CRISPR that can modify a cell’s DNA, one must understand the ethical dilemmas of doing such a thing. The first thing I can think of when DNA modification is introduced, is the fact that it would be used to cure genetic diseases. But here’s the thing: What actually is considered a genetic disease? Sure, certainly cancer would be a genetic disease – or possibly severe forms of Down … Read more