Samuel Acheampong is using the Nobel Prize-recognized technique to tweak the genes of traditional Ghanaian crops.
While groups have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the science prizes have been limited to three individuals per prize per year.
CRISPR-Cas9 tool helps scientists edit DNA.
This year’s prize highlights "the darkest secrets of the universe."
The winners' discoveries have made it possible to cure infected patients and raise the chances of eliminating the disease.
The unprecedented pace of scientific progress on Covid-19 builds on groundbreaking discoveries from the past.