Couldn't help but think of this troubling incident while reading about it.
Not questioning your frustration though, but it's good to have extremely cautious people around.
This podcast by Radiolab also breaks down the idea really well - http://www.radiolab.org/story/antibodies-part-1-crispr/ .
I am currently reading this book - The Gene http://www.amazon.com/Gene-Intimate-History-Siddhartha-Mukhe... to gain a better understanding of what genes are and I have found it to be really well written even for someone who last studied biology over 15 years ago.
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