CRISPR
New strategy improves efficiency of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
The efficiency of CRISPR genome editing tools targeted to the site of interest by Cas9 nucleases varies considerably and a new CMP-fusion strategy, called CRISPR-chrom, enhances the activity up to several-fold. CRISPR-chrom... more
[Editors' Choice] Immunity to CRISPR-Cas9  Science Magazine · 1 day
Evaluation of patient serum samples commonly reveals preexisting anti-Cas9 antibodies and T cells. more
Scientists Release Controversial Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In High-Security Lab  NPR · 2 days
The insects were created, using CRISPR, to carry a powerful "gene drive." The mosquitoes could provide a potent weapon against malaria, but they raise fears about unpredictable environmental effects. more
CRISPR/Cas9 therapy can suppress aging, enhance health and extend life span in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have developed a new gene therapy to help decelerate the aging process. The findings highlight a novel CRISPR/Cas9 genome-editing therapy that... more
Single CRISPR treatment can safely and stably correct genetic disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers at Duke University have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct a genetic disease -- Duchenne muscular dystrophy... more
CRISPR technology creates pluripotent stem cells that are 'invisible' to the immune system  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
UC San Francisco scientists have used the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system to create the first pluripotent stem cells that are functionally "invisible" to... more
DMD: Single CRISPR treatment provides long-term benefits in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct a genetic disease -- Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) -- for more than... more
World Health Organization Forms Committee To Guide Editing Of Human Genes  NPR · 1 week
WHO acted in reaction to a Chinese scientist's announcement in 2018 that he had created the world's first gene-edited babies, a step that highlighted the need... more
WHO appoints expert panel on gene editing after world's first baby claim  CBC · 1 week
The World Health Organization announces members of its expert advisory committee on developing global standards for governance and oversight of human genome editing. more
UN: Experts to develop oversight standards for gene editing  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The World Health Organization is convening a meeting next month to develop global standards for the governance of gene editing, after a Chinese researcher announced he had created the world's... more
AMSBIO's comprehensive portfolio of knock-out cell lines and lysates  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
AMSBIO has established a comprehensive portfolio of knock-out cell lines and lysates generated with CRISPR/Cas9 technology. more
University of California to be granted pioneering CRISPR patent  REUTERS · 2 weeks
The University of California will soon be granted a potentially valuable patent on the revolutionary gene-editing technology known... more
University of California to be granted CRISPR patent  REUTERS · 2 weeks
The University of California will soon be granted a potentially valuable patent on the revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR,... more
Nested CRISPR enables efficient genome editing using long DNA fragments  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
CRISPR is a technique that is revolutionizing biomedical research through high-precision genome editing. However, even though it allows the creation or correction of mutations consisting of a single... more
Cloning-free Nested CRISPR uses long DNA fragments for efficient gene editing  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
CRISPR is a technique that is revolutionizing biomedical research through high-precision genome editing. However, even though it allows the creation or correction of mutations consisting of... more
The novel method Nested CRISPR enables efficient genome editing using long DNA fragments  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers used the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to optimize a new technique, leading to the development of the method called Nested CRISPR.... more
Tests suggest scientists achieved 1st 'in body' gene editing  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Scientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA in adults to try to treat a disease more
The CRISPR machines that can wipe out entire species - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
An incredibly powerful genetic engineering technique can irrevocably change, or obliterate, an entire species. It could help us combat malaria and invasive species. But should we... more
New anti-CRISPR proteins discovered in soil and human gut  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU) have found four new anti-CRISPR proteins that are distributed across different environments. The new study published in Cell Host &... more
New anti-CRISPR proteins discovered in soil and human gut  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have found four new anti-CRISPR proteins that are distributed across different environments. The new study suggests that some anti-CRISPR proteins are more widespread in nature than previously anticipated. These... more
Scientists urged to fight GMO fake news  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists must speak out about the benefits of new genetic technologies such as genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and gene editing, according to The University of Queensland's new Director of Crop Science, Professor Ian Godwin. more
Scientists find new and smaller CRISPR gene editor: CasX  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a mere seven years, Cas9 has shown itself to be a formidable gene editor, employed in humans, plants, animals and bacteria to quickly and accurately cut and splice DNA,... more
What Is Genetic Modification?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Genetic modification purposefully alters the genetic makeup of organisms through controlled breeding or via genetic engineering technologies such as CRISPR. more
The controversy surrounding CRISPR gene-editing video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The use of CRISPR gene-editing technology in the creation of five mentally ill monkey clones and genetically-altered human embryos has sparked controversy in the scientific community. more
News Brief: Senate Rebuke, Opioid Lawsuit, Gene-Editing Embryos  NPR · 3 weeks
Senate rebukes Trump's Syria decision. Legal documents allegedly detail allegations of years of deceptive opioid practices. A new experiment in the U.S. aimes at creating gene-edited human embryos. more
New U.S. Experiments Aim To Create Gene-Edited Human Embryos  NPR · 3 weeks
Despite outrage over gene editing in China that affected the birth of twins, research is underway in the U.S. to assess the safety and effectiveness of CRISPR tools to edit... more
Mining moon rocks to reach deep space video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The European Space Agency (ESA) has several lunar missions in the works, all aimed at extracting the moon's natural resources to help get humans deeper into space. We... more
Promega signs license agreement with Broad Institute to sell tools for CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Promega Corporation announced today it has signed a non-exclusive license agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to... more
Bioethicists call for more robust system of ethical governance in human gene-editing  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Bioethicists are calling for a more robust system of ethical governance in human gene-editing in the wake of the Chinese experiment aiming to produce... more
Wheat can be made safe for people with coeliac disease by using gene editing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
One to 2 per cent of the population has coeliac disease (CD), an immune reaction to gluten. Wheat grains contain... more
Otago bioethicists call for more robust system of ethical governance in human gene-editing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
University of Otago bioethicists are calling for a more robust system of ethical governance in human gene-editing in the wake of the... more
A regulatory circuit conferring varied flowering response to cold in annual and perennial plants  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The reproductive strategies of plants are highly variable. Short-lived annuals flower abundantly soon after germination, whereas longer-lived perennials postpone and... more
Why Chinese science seems so secretive – and how it may be about to change  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
China's recent scientific achievements – including its embryo gene-editing research and historic moon landing – appear to be... more
New gene-editing kit puts the power of frog growth into citizen scientists' hands  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In an ordinary house tucked away on a quiet street in Oakland, Josiah Zayner stands over a container filled with green tree... more
CRISPR/Cas9 used to control genetic inheritance in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Using active genetics technology, biologists have developed the world's first CRISPR/Cas9-based approach to control genetic inheritance in a mammal. The achievement in mice lays the groundwork for further advances based on this... more
Researchers first to use CRISPR/Cas9 to control genetic inheritance in mice  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Biologists at the University of California San Diego have developed the world's first CRISPR/Cas9-based approach to control genetic inheritance in a mammal. more
A CRISPR gene drive for mice is one step closer to reality  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
Researchers have made progress toward creating a gene drive for mice in the lab. Such genetic cut-and-paste machines have yet to be made for... more
CRISPR explained: The revolutionary tool that’s transforming genetic engineering - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Everything you need to know about the gene-editing breakthrough that one day could cure disease, eradicate species and build designer babies. more
Scientists engineer new CRISPR platform for DNA targeting  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team that includes the scientist who first harnessed the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 and other systems for genome editing of eukaryotic organisms, including animals and plants, has engineered another CRISPR system, called Cas12b.... more
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