RNA function

http://cdn.phys.org/newman/gfx/news/hires/2016/nolongerlost.jpg

Using their custom microscope, Stasevich et al. have imaged RNA translation into proteins in real time. The red dots are RNA, and the proteins fluoresce blue or green. In the background the cell nucleus can be seen in green, ....more.
Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-05-longer-lost-biochemists-gene-real.html#jCp
http://cdn.phys.org/newman/gfx/news/hires/2016/nolongerlost.jpg
Using their custom microscope, Stasevich et al. have imaged RNA translation into proteins in real time. The red dots are RNA, and the proteins fluoresce blue or green. In the background the cell nucleus can be seen in green, ....more.
Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-05-longer-lost-biochemists-gene-real.html#jCp
Now watch this little presentation and imagine the possible consequences. http://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_kahn_gene_editing_can_now_change_an_entire_species_forever

I was unaware of gene drives. Amazing. Impressive but scary to think about. Thanks for the posting.