CRISPR
Genomic cut and paste using a Class 1 CRISPR system  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Repairing faulty genes to prevent and cure disease is something researchers have been working towards for many years. While Class 2 CRISPR systems show great promise as gene... more
CRISPR-resistant viruses build 'safe rooms' to shield genomes from DNA-dicing enzymes  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Bacteria and the viruses that infect them are engaged in a molecular arms race as ancient as life itself. Evolution has equipped bacteria with an arsenal... more
Genomic cut and paste using a class 1 CRISPR system  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Almost from the moment DNA was discovered, the ability to fix or remove disease-causing genes in affected patients has been something of a holy grail of medicine. Now... more
Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells  nanowerk · 23 hours
Researchers have created a tiny, nanosize container that can slip inside cells and deliver protein-based medicines and gene therapies of any size - even hefty ones attached to the gene-editing... more
Nanosize container can slip inside cells and deliver medicines, gene therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report they have created a tiny, nanosize container that can slip inside cells and deliver protein-based medicines and gene therapies of... more
Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists report they have created a tiny, nanosize container that can slip inside cells and deliver protein-based medicines and gene therapies of any size -- even hefty ones attached to... more
New tool can rapidly reveal unintended changes made by CRISPR-directed gene editing  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Amidst rising hopes for using CRISPR gene editing tools to repair deadly mutations linked to conditions like cystic fibrosis and sickle cell disease, a... more
Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report they have created a tiny, nanosize container that can slip inside cells and deliver protein-based medicines and gene therapies of any size—even hefty ones... more
New tool for rapidly analyzing CRISPR edits reveals frequent production of unintended edits  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Amidst rising hopes for using CRISPR gene editing tools to repair deadly mutations linked to conditions like cystic fibrosis and sickle cell... more
China's failed gene-edited baby experiment proves we're not ready for human embryo modification  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
More than a year ago, the world was shocked by Chinese biophysicist He Jiankui's attempt to use CRISPR technology to modify human... more
Experts condemn CRISPR babies research as original manuscript is made public  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Scientists have criticized the gene-editing of the Chinese twins last year, following the first public release of the research. more
Experts condemn Chinese CRISPR babies research as original manuscript is made public  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Scientists have criticized the gene-editing of the Chinese twins last year, following the first public release of the research. more
Zebrafish study supports accuracy of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Along with the promise that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology can offer new human therapies is the need to ensure its safety. A recent study showed that CRISPR-Cas9 did not produce... more
Harnessing the power of CRISPR in space and time  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers in Vienna from Ulrich Elling's laboratory at IMBA—Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences—in collaboration with the Vienna BioCenter Core Facilities have developed a revolutionary CRISPR... more
Harnessing the power of CRISPR in space and time  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a revolutionary CRISPR technology called ?CRISPR-Switch?, which enables unprecedented control of the CRISPR technique in both space and time. more
New electrochemical CRISPR biosensor can help improve diagnosis of diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The CRISPR/Cas technology can do more than alter genes. A research team at the University of Freiburg is using what are known as gene scissors - which scientists... more
Using gene scissors to detect diseases  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
CRISPR/Cas technology can do more than alter genes. A research team at the University of Freiburg is using what are known as gene scissors—which scientists can use to edit genetic material—in order to better diagnose diseases... more
DNA repeats—the genome's dark matter  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Expansions of DNA repeats are very hard to analyze. A method developed by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin allows for a detailed look at these previously inaccessible regions of the genome. It... more
Simulations suggest embryo selection based on traits like height or IQ is still far off  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The recent live births resulting from human embryonic CRISPR editing have heightened global concerns regarding 'designer babies.' Currently,... more
Pioneering CRISPR therapy leaves two patients free of blood disease symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The first two clinical trials for CRISPR-based treatments for inherited blood disorders have been successful. more
New twist on CRISPR technology  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In a classic episode of an old-school TV comedy called I Love Lucy, we see Lucille Ball stepping into an assembly line job at a candy factory. As the pace of the conveyor belt exceeds her ability to... more
Molecular Scissors Could Help Keep Some Viral Illnesses At Bay  NPR · 4 weeks
A new technique uses the CRISPR molecule to snip away at the part of RNA viruses that allows them to spread infection by making copies of themselves. more
Using CRISPR for dose-dependent activation of gene expressions  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. has developed a way to use the CRISPR gene editing technique for dose-dependent activation of gene expressions. In their paper published... more
CRISPR: More than just for gene editing?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have converted the CRISPR 'recognition induced enzymatic signal' to an electrical signal, which was then used to detect the biomarkers for viruses such as HPV or parvo. They hope the end result could... more
CRIPSR could be used to detect disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
CRISPR could be used to establish new diagnostic blood tests by identifying viral nucleic acids, such as Parvo or HPV. more
Horizon Discovery announces divestment of animal models business to Envigo  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Horizon Discovery Group plc, a global leader in the application of gene editing and gene modulation technologies, today announces an agreement to divest the Group’s animal research models... more
New point-of-care medical device rapidly and accurately detects viruses  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The gene-editing tool CRISPR has been heralded as a scientific miracle destined to eradicate diseases from sickle-cell anemia to cancer, or decried as "the genetic scissors that tailor the human... more
CRISPR: More than just for gene editing?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The gene-editing tool CRISPR has been heralded as a scientific miracle destined to eradicate diseases from sickle-cell anemia to cancer, or decried as "the genetic scissors that tailor the human gene pool," an ethically... more
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