Sean Penn’s Nonprofit Relieves Burden of Firefighters By Administering COVID Testing in 10 U.S. Cities For Free

Sean Penn’s Nonprofit Relieves Burden of Firefighters By Administering COVID Testing in 10 U.S. Cities For Free

It’s been ten years since Hollywood A-lister and philanthropist Sean Penn mobilized a huge team of volunteers to rebuild Haiti after an earthquake claimed 250,000 lives. His nonprofit, CORE, is still there today, with 150 people working with local communities. Now his own country needs help, and CORE—formerly J/P Haitian … Read more

Scientists Use Gene-targeting Breakthrough Against COVID-19 Cells With CRISPR Tool Called ‘PAC-MAN’

Scientists Use Gene-targeting Breakthrough Against COVID-19 Cells With CRISPR Tool Called ‘PAC-MAN’

We might soon be saying, it’s PAC-MAN to the rescue in the coronavirus pandemic. Scientists from Stanford University have found the perfect partners to work on a gene-targeting, antiviral agent against COVID-19, after teaming up with researchers at the Molecular Foundry, a nanoscience user facility located at the Department of … Read more