Larry is joined by Walter Isaacson to talk about his new book, The Code Breaker, a biography of the genetic scientist and a developer of CRISPR Jennifer Doudna. They talk about the history of genetic science (16:10), how the new mRNA vaccines work (33:43), and the ethical questions that arise when talking about the possibilities of gene editing (51:23).
Walter Isaacson on the Amazements and Ethics of Gene Editing
Larry and Walter talk about the history of genetic science, how the new mRNA vaccines work, and the ethical questions that arise when talking about the possibilities of gene editing
Watkins talks about his journey from the streets to the writer’s room, understanding Baltimore through television, and the real-life corruption of the city’s Gun Trace Task Force
CC and Ryan also take stock of the NBA playoffs
Justin, Rob, and Wos start by recapping the Warriors’ blowout victory over the Mavs, and what Dallas can change moving forward
Season 3 has found the show’s core cast enjoying more success than ever. As the installment’s unorthodox storytelling exemplifies, fame makes the Black experience that much more confounding.
Johnny and Syrus discuss topics ranging from Kendal’s inexplicable sabotage decision to his tough elimination challenge against MJ