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Balance, Fairness and Accuracy – a CRISPR Primer

   The story of a science flop

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Harvard University’s search for a new president, just now entering its final stages, is a great story.  The stakes could scarcely be higher – not just for the university but for Boston as a global center of learning. After two troubled presidencies, those of Neil Rudenstine and Lawrence Summers, and a third devoted mostly to restoring civility and calm. The university needs a leadership of a different sort. Historian Drew Faust, who replaced Summers in 2007, notified Harvard’s governing board last year that she wishes to retire this summer. Harvard’s undergraduate newspaper, The Crimson, has done a wonderful job of