In Times Like These, We All Need a Moment of Science

The CRISPR Journal
Volume 3, Issue 4 / August 2020


In Times Like These, We All Need a Moment of Science
Rodolphe Barrangou
Published Online:24 Aug 2020
… The monumental challenges that lie ahead of us can be solved by science—and science alone. The most promising solutions on the way with regard to diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines, all come from a tireless and committed science community, which transcends the pervasive skepticism and disturbing antiscience bias still on the rise. Without the scientific enterprise, there will be no vaccine, no effective therapy; without the medical and health care community, there will be no recovery nor reprieve.
Making an Impact
Despite such difficult times, there are opportunities to rise to the challenge and monitor in real time how the scientific community is doing…