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UN Global Advocate Eddie Ndopu: Changing how the world thinks about disability
UN Global Advocate Eddie Ndopu: Changing how the world thinks about disability | GZERO World

UN Global Advocate Eddie Ndopu: Changing how the world thinks about disability

When Eddie Ndopu was a toddler in Namibia, he was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and given just five years to live. Now 33, Ndopu is on a mission to reframe how the world thinks about disability, advocating for human rights and equal access to education all over the world.

“The statistics are still abysmal. We're sitting between 90 and 98% of children with disabilities in the Global South who've never seen the inside of a classroom,” Ndopu says “It remains a travesty of justice.”

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What is CRISPR? Gene editing pioneer Jennifer Doudna explains
What Is CRISPR? Jennifer Doudna Explains | GZERO World

What is CRISPR? Gene editing pioneer Jennifer Doudna explains

What is CRISPR? Jennifer Doudna explains You may have heard of CRISPR, but don't know exactly what it is, or how it works. Ian Bremmer asked Jennifer Doudna, who won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work on this gene-editing technology. CRISPR, she says, basically allows scientists to not only study but also make precise, targeted changes to DNA, the "code of life." Find out more in her interview on GZERO World.

Watch the episode: https://www.gzeromedia.com/crispr-gene-editing-and-the-human-race

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