CRISPR
Broad Institute researchers use novel field-ready CRISPR platform to detect plant genes  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
SHERLOCK technology is a new CRISPR-based platform that is rapid and portable and enables detection and quantitation of plant genes to support a variety... more
Scientists pinpoint cause of fatal respiratory disorder that turns babies' lips and skin blue  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn... more
Researchers find cause of rare, fatal disease that turns babies' lips and skin blue  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn... more
Using CRISPR to resurrect the dead - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Gene-editing breakthroughs could allow us to bring extinct species, like the woolly mammoth, back from the dead. But should we? more
FACS-based CRISPR screening shows how Chlamydia bacterium invades host cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Using FACS-based CRISPR screening, scientists have identified three candidate genes that may facilitate the invasion of Chlamydia trachomatis into host cells. more
University of California CRISPR researchers form drug discovery alliance with pharma giant  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Two academic lab chiefs are forming a new lab with GlaxoSmithKline to use the genome editor to find novel drug targets more
New technology harnesses bacterial jumping genes for precise DNA integration  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new discovery by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons could fix one of the major shortcomings of current gene-editing tools, including CRISPR, and... more
New gene editor harnesses jumping genes for precise DNA integration  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a gene-editing tool -- using jumping genes -- that inserts any DNA sequence into the genome without cutting, fixing a major shortcoming of existing CRISPR... more
Using gene editing, neuroscientists develop a new model for autism  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
By introducing a gene variant associated with autism into monkeys, researchers hope to study treatment options for severe neurodevelopmental disorders. more
Using gene editing, neuroscientists develop a new model for autism  MIT · 2 weeks
By introducing a gene variant associated with autism into monkeys, researchers hope to study treatment options for severe neurodevelopmental disorders. more
New gene editor harnesses jumping genes for precise DNA integration  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new discovery by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons could fix one of the major shortcomings of current gene-editing tools, including CRISPR, and... more
Russian researcher announces plans to create more CRISPR-edited babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A researcher has announced controversial plans to create gene-edited babies, dividing the scientific community. more
New gene-editing system precisely inserts large DNA sequences into cellular DNA  MIT · 2 weeks
Researchers identify and develop new CRISPR-associated transposase system for targeted integration of DNA, adding key capabilities to gene-editing technology. more
More CRISPR gene-edited human babies could be on the way - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
A Russian molecular biologist is seeking approval to genetically modify human embryos but scientists are still concerned the technology is not ready. more
CRISPR-associated transposons able to insert custom genes into DNA without cutting it  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of researchers affiliated with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, MIT and the National Institutes of Health has found that CRISPR-associated... more
RNA-guided DNA insertion with CRISPR-associated transposases  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
CRISPR-Cas nucleases are powerful tools to manipulate nucleic acids; however, targeted insertion of DNA remains a challenge as it requires host cell repair machinery. Here we characterize a CRISPR-associated transposase (CAST) from cyanobacteria Scytonema hofmanni which... more
Cancer modeling meets human organoid technology  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Organoids are microscopic self-organizing, three-dimensional structures that are grown from stem cells in vitro. They recapitulate many structural and functional aspects of their in vivo counterpart organs. This versatile technology has led to the development of... more
Scientists successfully carry out gene editing in vivo  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists at Harvard University have successfully proven that stem cells can be edited inside the body, rather than in a petri dish. more
Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus in the lab  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have used gene-editing techniques to stop the bird flu virus from spreading in chicken cells grown in the lab. The team prevented the virus from taking hold... more
Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus in the lab  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists have used gene-editing techniques to stop the bird flu virus from spreading in chicken cells grown in the lab. more
Gene-editing could shorten life instead of prolonging, suggests new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In 2018, Chinese scientist He Jiankui defied the law and scientific consensus by boldly editing the CCR5 gene in a human embryo, expecting to confer lifelong HIV resistance.... more
Germline gene therapy: Safety  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
An internationally known embryologist and his son make the case for using gene-editing tools to prevent inherited disease, in a new editorial. The authors push back against recent calls for a moratorium on germline gene editing, following the revelation last... more
New genetic weapons challenge sickle cell disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers advancing gene-editing techniques to help patients with sickle cell disease discover an unexpected boost in fetal hemoglobin production, which mutes the effect of the disease. more
CRISPR baby mutation significantly increases mortality  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Six months ago, a Chinese scientist announced that he had edited the genomes of two babies born last year. The germline edits with CRISPR-Cas9 supposedly changed the CCR5 gene to prevent HIV from invading immune cells.... more
IDT releases new ultra-high performance CRISPR Cas12a enzyme  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
As an advocate for the needs of researchers working at the forefronts of genomic research, Integrated DNA Technologies releases its latest CRISPR enzyme Alt-R® Cas12a Ultra. more
Scientists use gold nanoparticles to edit genes tied to HIV, inherited blood disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center took a step toward making gene therapy more practical by simplifying the way gene-editing instructions... more
For the first time, a gold nanoparticle loaded with CRISPR has been used to edit genes  nanowerk · 4 weeks
A proof-of-principle study shows that gold nanoparticles loaded with CRISPR and other gene-editing tools safely and... more
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