Jackie Grimm

Molecular Biology

Princeton University

I study how Gram-negative bacteria build their outer membranes, which is interesting because the compartment between the inner and outer membranes, the periplasm, lacks any conventional source of energy.

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Massive Science Report № 1

You Don't Know GMOs

We've gathered a team of geneticists, biologists, and environmental scientists to bring you the most up-to-date report on the science, history, and safety of genetically-modified organisms.

Jackie has authored 7 articles

What a strange case of scientific déjà vu showed us about the dangers of plastics

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New research shows that BPA-free plastic might still be harmful

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This is how the light from your phone breaks your internal clock

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It's not just sleep: circadian rhythms influence your metabolism, circulation and psychology, too

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What is genetic modification?

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It's surprisingly difficult to pin down a conclusive definition

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Like dogs? They're genetically modified organisms (from a certain point of view)

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Humanity's best friend, like crops and livestock, are the product of centuries of manipulation

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Feeding the world as the climate changes will depend on genetic engineering

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CRISPR and other tech could help us produce more food, but only if we drop the GMO stigma

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How scientists use light to manipulate cells with the flick of a switch

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Optogenetics lets us probe the inner workings of cells with unprecedented precision

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