Distillations Blog

The Distillations blog is the place for regular updates from the intersections of science, culture, and history.

Jennifer Doudna gives the 2018 Ullyot lecture.
Book Club: Cracking Creation with Jennifer Doudna
December 14, 2018

CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology is remaking the world. How do we manage its potential harms and benefits?

Jennifer Doudna gives the 2018 Ullyot lecture.
What We’re Talking About
November 30, 2018

Science History Institute staff recommends articles and blog posts from around the web to add to your binge lists.

Panamanian postage stamp commemorating Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize
What We’re Talking About
October 26, 2018

Science History Institute staff recommends articles and blog posts from around the web to add to your binge lists.

Plate No. 20 Poisonous Reptiles and Insects
What We’re Talking About
August 30, 2018

Science History Institute staff recommends articles and blog posts from around the web to add to your binge lists.