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CRISPR is here, are we ready?

DNA/IDK

Scientists Just Made Human Egg Cells from Human Blood for the First Time

It’s the first step toward being able to mass produce human eggs using other people’s body tissues or blood.
Daniel Oberhaus
4 days ago
DNA/IDK

Researchers Edited Mice Genes to Stop Them from Dreaming

The molecular mechanisms behind sleep were largely a mystery until now.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.28.18
DNA/IDK

Chinese Scientists Used CRISPR to Make a New Species With 'One Giant Chromosome'

For the last 20 million years, the species of yeast used to brew beer has had 16 chromosomes. Now scientists have created a new species with just one.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.7.18
DNA/IDK

DNA Damage from CRISPR Has Been ‘Seriously Underestimated’

The breakthrough gene therapy has hit some major stumbling blocks in the last few months that threaten its status as a therapy.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.17.18
DNA/IDK

Some Farmers Still Don't Trust CRISPR, Thanks to GMOs​

"I think there’s a lot of controversy over whether farmers are driving for these technologies or whether these technologies are manipulating farmers."
Mallory Locklear
12.21.17
DNA/IDK

CRISPR Can Now Edit Genes Using Nanoparticles Instead of Viruses

The new delivery mechanism completely turned off a gene responsible for high cholesterol in mice.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.13.17
DNA/IDK

We Can Now Edit Single ‘Letters’ of DNA

New discoveries bring greater precision to gene editing.
Paul Tadich
10.25.17
DNA/IDK

Nobel Winner Kazuo Ishiguro's ‘Never Let Me Go’ Predicted the Gene Editing Debate

On Thursday, Ishiguro won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Ben Richmond
10.5.17
DNA/IDK

Scientists Used CRISPR to Edit a Gene That Causes Miscarriages

The gene editing technology could eventually herald the next frontier in fertility treatment.
Mallory Locklear
10.2.17
CRISPR

It’s Happening: US Scientists Reportedly Made a Genetically Modified Human Embryo

What now?
Kate Lunau
7.27.17
DNA/IDK

These Kids Are Learning CRISPR At Summer Camp

I went to a New York classroom to see how kids were being prepared for the future of gene editing.
Mallory Locklear
7.27.17
DNA/IDK

CRISPR Is Not Accurate Enough to Save Us Yet

Scientists are at odds over a study that says gene editing comes with thousands of unwanted mutations.
Mallory Locklear
6.8.17