Tiny 4.2 million-year-old monkey discovery casts new light on evolution | The Independent

The discovery of a tiny monkey which weighed no more than a pineapple may change scientists’ understanding of how primates evolved. Researchers working in Kenya have found a 4.2 million-year-old

Source: Tiny 4.2 million-year-old monkey discovery casts new light on evolution | The Independent

Comprehensive review of the future of CRISPR technology in crops 

CRISPR is thought of as ‘molecular scissors’ used to cut and edit DNA, but researchers are now looking far beyond these applications. In a new comprehensive review, they explore the current state of CRISPR in crops, and how scientists can enhance traditional breeding techniques in nontraditional ways to a growing population in the face of climate change, diseases, and pests.

Source: Comprehensive review of the future of CRISPR technology in crops — ScienceDaily