gene editing

DNA/IDK

Scientists Bred Healthy Baby Mice From Same-Sex Parents for the First Time

The pups with two mothers turned out perfectly healthy, but things didn’t turn out so well for the mice with two fathers.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.12.18
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
brave new world

US Scientists Just Confirmed They’ve Genetically Modified Human Embryos

The researchers want to move onto clinical trials in humans and “monitor the birth of children."
Kate Lunau
8.2.17
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
DNA/IDK

We Should Be Talking About Human Gene Editing At the Dinner Table

CRISPR was used on viable human embryos last week and there's no going back.
Ankita Rao
3.13.17
X-Men

A Groundbreaking Report on Gene Editing Says We Shouldn't Create Enhanced Humans

An international group of experts engaged with the ethical and regulatory problems facing gene editing and came to a surprising conclusion.
Alex Pearlman
2.14.17
Gene

Researchers Discover 'Stop' Button for CRISPR

The gene-editing tool is powerful, and an antidote can help make it safer.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.29.16
MIT

CRISPR Trial Heats Up in Favor of MIT and Harvard

The patent trial isn't likely to have a resolution until January.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.16.16