“The Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded this year to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna [of UC Berkeley, Go Bears] for their work on ‘genetic scissors’ that can cut DNA at a precise location, allowing scientists to make specific changes to specific genes. ‘This technology has had a revolutionary impact on the life sciences, is contributing to new cancer therapies and may make the dream of curing inherited diseases come true.'” 2 Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing Research.