Gene Editing
New survey results reveal the experts and public's attitude towards gene-edited crops  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Experts' interest in utilizing gene editing for breeding crops has seen revolutionary growth. Meanwhile, people's awareness of food safety has also been increasing. To... more
Opening up DNA to delete disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Protein editorial assistants are clearing the way for cut-and-paste DNA editors, like CRISPR, to access previously inaccessible genes of interest. Opening up these areas of the genetic code is critical to improving CRISPR efficiency and moving... more
Custom-built molecules enable editing of genes previously obscured by DNA's innately protective structure  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Protein editorial assistants are clearing the way for cut-and-paste DNA editors, like CRISPR, to access previously inaccessible genes of interest. Opening up... more
Gene-editing tool's pioneers win Israel's Wolf Prize  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Two global pioneers of modern gene-editing technology were awarded Monday Israel's prestigious Wolf Prize in medicine. more
Directed evolution of endogenous genes opens door to rapid agronomic trait improvement  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A research team led by Profs. Gao Caixia and LI Jiayang from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology of the Chinese Academy of... more
ERS Genomics and New England Biolabs sign agreement to commercialize CRISPR/Cas9 tools, reagents  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
ERS Genomics Limited, which was formed to provide broad access to the foundational CRISPR/Cas9 intellectual property co-owned by Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, today... more
The first clinical trials of CRISPR gene editing have shown promising results  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Results of clinical trials testing CRISPR suggest that treating diseases with the gene-editing tool may be on the horizon. more
Using CRISPR to switch off pain gene becomes a possibility with new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A pathbreaking study reports success in disabling an important gene that is responsible for inducing the sensation of pain. more
Creator of 1st CRISPR Babies Gets Prison Sentence, Reignites Ethical Debate  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Chinese researcher He Jiankui, who created the world's first genome-edited twins, has been sentenced to three years in prison. more
Prison sentences given to scientists who gene-edited babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The three scientists responsible for the creation of three gene-edited babies have received prison sentences. more
Promega and MilliporeSigma sign license agreement to expand the potential of CRISPR  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Promega Corporation today announced it has signed a license agreement with MilliporeSigma, a leader in genome editing, to access MilliporeSigma’s foundational CRISPR genome-editing technology. more
China convicts 3 researchers involved in gene-edited babies  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Three researchers involved in the births of genetically edited babies have been convicted and sentenced by a Chinese court for practicing medicine illegally more
China convicts researchers in gene-edited baby controversy  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Chinese state media says the researcher in a gene-edited baby controversy has been sentenced to three years for practicing medicine illegally more
Researchers Use CRISPR to Create Compact Tomato Plants  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
An international team of scientists has used the CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology to restructure vine-like tomato plants into extremely compact, early... more
A Young Mississippi Woman's Journey Through A Pioneering Gene-Editing Experiment  NPR · 4 weeks
NPR tells the exclusive, behind-the-scenes story of the first person with a genetic disorder to be treated in the United States with the revolutionary gene-editing technique CRISPR. more
Inserting end-modified DNA fragments with CRISPR-Cas9 yields highest efficiency  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
University of Illinois researchers achieved the highest reported rates of inserting genes into human cells with the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system, a necessary step for harnessing CRISPR for clinical gene-therapy applications. more
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