What is CRISPR? Here’s our video on how the Nobel Prize-winning gene-editing tool works

You’ve probably heard about the revolutionary gene-editing tool that sounds like a drawer in your refrigerator to keep your vegetables fresh.

And when you woke up Wednesday morning to learn that UC Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna and a French colleague had won this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry for its discovery, you might have Googled it to make sure you could explain the basics to your kids.

Even better, show them this video — with a side of carrots.

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