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October 28, 2019 Issue


October 28, 2019 Cover

Volume 97, Issue 42

ROAR and other UK initiatives aim to democratize access to high-throughput equipment and industrial know-how

Cover image:UK initiatives aim to democratize access to high-throughput equipment and train a new generation of chemists in data-driven synthesis

Credit: Yang H. Ku/C&EN/Shutterstock

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Gene Editing

David Liu unveils a search-and-replace CRISPR tool and a start-up to commercialize it

Beam Therapeutics and a new start-up called Prime Medicine will develop therapies based on prime editors, which can add, remove, or change nucleotides anywhere in the genome