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Scientists discover rules that determine precision of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in human cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have discovered a set of simple rules that determine the precision of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in... more
CRISPR joins battle of the bulge, fights obesity without edits to genome  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
A weighty new study shows that CRISPR therapies can cut fat without cutting DNA. Researchers describe how a modified version of CRISPR was used... more
CRISPR-mediated activation of a promoter or enhancer rescues obesity caused by haploinsufficiency  Science Magazine · 17 hours
A wide-range of human diseases result from haploinsufficiency, where the function of one of the two gene copies is lost. Here, we targeted the... more
Scientists Say Gene-Edited Babies Claim Is 'Wake-Up Call' For World  NPR · 17 hours
U.S. National Academy of Medicine, U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and Chinese Academy of Sciences call for international gene-editing standards. Critics blast statement as inadequate. more
Scientists crack the CRISPR code for precise human genome editing  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have discovered a set of simple rules that determine the precision of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in human cells. These rules, published in... more
New discovery will improve the safety and predictability of CRISPR  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Scientists have discovered a simple set of rules that can be used to precisely predict how DNA will be modified by the CRISPR gene editing technique. more
Hybrid rice engineered with CRISPR can clone its seeds  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 days
New research has created self-cloning hybrid rice, raising hopes of higher food production. more
CRISPR method for conditional gene regulation  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A team of engineers at the University of Delaware has developed a method to use CRISPR/Cas9 technology to set off a cascade of activities in cells, a phenomenon known as conditional gene regulation. Their method, described... more
Opening Pandora's Box: Gene editing and its consequences  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Today, the scientific community is aghast at the prospect of gene editing to create "designer" humans. Gene editing may be of greater consequence than climate change, or even the consequences of unleashing... more
Functionally diverse type V CRISPR-Cas systems  Science Magazine · 1 week
Type V CRISPR-Cas systems are distinguished by a single RNA-guided RuvC domain-containing effector, Cas12. Although effectors of subtypes V-A (Cas12a) and V-B (Cas12b) have been studied in detail, the distinct domain architectures and diverged RuvC sequences... more
[Editors' Choice] Magnets make target cells more attractive to CRISPR  Science Magazine · 1 week
Local CRISPR-Cas9–mediated genome editing using magnetic nanoparticles complexed with recombinant baculoviral vectors minimizes genotoxicity. more
Researchers discover mechanism disrupting CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 has made gene editing very easy. Unfortunately, the molecular tool has recently been found to be less precise than previously assumed. It can lead to unwanted mutations in a cell's... more
World Health Organization wants panel to study gene editing  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The chief of the World Health Organization says his agency is assembling experts to consider the health impacts of gene editing more
CRISPR babies raise an uncomfortable reality – abiding by scientific standards doesn't guarantee ethical research  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Uncertainty continues to swirl around scientist He Jiankui's gene editing experiment in China. Using CRISPR technology, He modified... more
China AIDS group 'really regrets' role in gene-editing  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The head of a Chinese AIDS support group expressed deep regret Friday for helping a scientist recruit participants for a controversial experiment claiming to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies. more
New research could fine-tune the gene scissors CRISPR  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The introduction of the gene editing tool CRISPR in 2007 was a revolution in medical science and cell biology. But even though the potential is great, the launch of CRISPR has been... more
New study could fine-tune the CRISPR gene editing process  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The introduction of the tool for gene editing, the so-called gene scissors CRISPR, in 2007 was a revolution within medical science and cell biology. more
Controversial gene editing of embryos stopped by the Chinese authorities  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Chinese government has stopped the gene editing works of Professor He Jiankui calling it unlawful and unethical. Notably Professor Jiankui had recently claimed to have produced the... more
New research could fine-tune the gene scissors CRISPR  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
When researchers and doctors use the tool CRISPR to correct genetic errors, it may have side effects on the human genome. Now, researchers have learned how the molecular machinery behind CRISPR works... more
China halts controversial baby gene-editing project  Sky News · 2 weeks
A medical team's quest to edit the genes of babies has been stopped by the Chinese government. more
Can scientists use gene editing for disease prevention but not human enhancement?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On the same day a Chinese scientist announced he had used CRISPR gene editing technology to give twin babies resistance to HIV infection, a... more
China orders halt to gene-editing after outcry over babies  REUTERS · 2 weeks
The Chinese government on Thursday ordered a temporary halt to research activities for people involve in the editing... more
Science conference slams 'deeply disturbing' baby gene-editing claim  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A scientist who upended a Hong Kong conference with his claim to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies cancelled a fresh talk and was heavily criticised by organisers Thursday, who labelled... more
Chinese scientist reports 3rd pregnancy in baby-gene editing experiment  CBC · 2 weeks
As American researchers say they tried to discourage He Jiankui from pursuing what he claims are the world's... more
The researcher who created CRISPR twins defends his work but fails to quell controversy  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
After getting a glimpse of data behind the birth of the first gene-edited babies, many scientists question the study’s ethics... more
Facing Backlash, Scientist Defends Gene-Editing Research On Babies  NPR · 2 weeks
He Jiankui, who shocked the world by asserting he had genetically edited twin girls, faced growing criticism from other researchers as he spoke at a scientific conference in Hong Kong. more
Researcher who created CRISPR twins defends his work but leaves many questions unanswered  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
He Jiankui's evasions about research details and ethics could make him a "pariah," warns one colleague more
Chinese scientist reports another pregnancy in baby-gene editing experiment  CBC · 2 weeks
A Chinese scientist at the centre of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world's first... more
Rogue science strikes again: The case of the first gene-edited babies  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The idea of scientists tinkering with the genes of babies was once the provenance of science fiction, but now it's apparently entered the realm of reality:... more
Chinese Geneticist "Feels Proud" of Baby-Gene Editing  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
He Jiankui addressed a packed hall of around 700 people attending the Human Genome Editing Summit at the University of Hong Kong. more
News Brief: Paul Manafort, Lion Air Crash, Gene-Editing  NPR · 2 weeks
Attorney for the Ex-Trump campaign chairman reportedly briefed Trump's legal team on Mueller probe. Indonesian investigators report on Lion Air crash. Chinese scientist defends gene-editing research. more
US biologist: Gene-editing work a failure of self-regulation  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A leader of an international conference on gene editing said Wednesday that the work of a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies showed a failure... more
Worries, questions grow on claim of gene-edited babies  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A leader of an international conference on gene editing said Wednesday that the work of a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies showed a failure... more
Facing Backlash, Chinese Scientist Defends Gene-Editing Research On Babies  NPR · 2 weeks
He Jiankui, who shocked the world by asserting he had genetically edited twin girls, faced growing criticism from other researchers as he spoke at a scientific conference in Hong Kong. more
US biologist: Gene-editing work a failure of self-regulation  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A leader of an international conference on gene editing said Wednesday that the work of a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies showed a failure... more
Chinese geneticist 'feels proud' of baby-gene editing  REUTERS · 2 weeks
A Chinese scientist at the center of a controversy over what he claims are the world's first genetically edited children said on... more
The Latest: Official says scientific self-regulation failed  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A leader of a conference on gene editing says the work of a scientist who claims to have helped make gene-edited babies showed a failure of self-regulation among the scientific community more
Chinese geneticist apologizes for leak of baby-gene editing result  REUTERS · 2 weeks
A Chinese scientist at the center of a controversy over what he claims are the world's first genetically... more
Chinese scientists raise ethical questions with first gene-edited babies  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Scientists say gene editing of human embryos isn’t yet safe, and creating babies was unethical. more
Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A scientist who claimed he helped make the world's first gene-edited babies is now under investigation by Chinese government bodies and by his own university more
Largest study of CRISPR-Cas9 mutations creates prediction tool for gene editing  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The largest study of CRISPR action to date has developed a method to predict the exact mutations CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing can introduce to a cell. Researchers... more
Largest study of CRISPR-Cas9 mutations creates prediction tool for gene editing  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The largest study of CRISPR action to date has developed a method to predict the exact mutations CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing can introduce to a cell. Researchers... more
The road to enhancement, via human gene editing, is paved with good intentions  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It appears that researchers in China have facilitated the birth of the first "designer baby" – actually babies, twin girls who are... more
WATCH: American professor investigated for involvement in genetically edited babies  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Rice University bioengineering professor Dr. Michael Deem is being investigated by the university for his participation in a controversial gene-editing technology used to manipulate the DNA of twins. more
More than 100 scientists in China say baby gene editing is 'crazy'  REUTERS · 2 weeks
More than 100 scientists, most of them in China, have condemned as "crazy" and unethical altering human genes after a geneticist claimed he had... more
Scientist who claimed to create gene-edited CRISPR babies under investigation - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Jiankui He's work has been condemned by members of the scientific community. Now he's facing formal probes. more
Scientists discover a new route to antibiotics using gene editing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists have discovered a new chemical process—also known as a biosynthetic pathway—in bacteria which could lead to a new generation of antibiotics being produced and manufactured. more
Researchers discover new biosynthetic pathway to antibiotics using gene editing  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists have discovered a new chemical process - also known as a biosynthetic pathway - in bacteria which could lead to a new generation of antibiotics being produced... more
Researchers attempt to create world's first genetically edited babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The researchers have used CRISPR to edit the genes of IVF embryos in a controversial attempt to create offspring that are resistant to disease. more
Chinese Scientist Says He's First To Create Genetically Modified Babies Using CRISPR  NPR · 3 weeks
A scientist says he created the first genetically edited babies using CRISPR to protect them from infection with the AIDS virus. The move has... more
Scientists in China claim to have created first gene-edited human babies - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
A Chinese research group claims to have used CRISPR to genetically edit human embryos leading to the birth of healthy twin girls. more
Participation project calls for relaxing research ban on germline interventions  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Are genetic defects allowed to be repaired by intervening with sperm or egg cells, or even human embryos? Thanks to genetic scissors such as CRISPR/Cas, such interventions in... more
Gene editing possible for kidney disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future. more
Gene editing could be used to halt kidney disease in patients with Joubert syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave... more
SFXN1 is a mitochondrial serine transporter required for one-carbon metabolism  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
One-carbon metabolism generates the one-carbon units required to synthesize many critical metabolites, including nucleotides. The pathway has cytosolic and mitochondrial branches, and a key step is the entry,... more
Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company more
Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty. more
Skipping a few thousand years: Rapid domestication of the groundcherry using gene editing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Shopping in your supermarket's produce section is like strolling through a museum of humanity's greatest inventions. Perfect ears of golden sweet corn;... more
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