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Designer babies: Moratorium on genome editing needed, say experts  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Experts from seven countries called Wednesday for a moratorium on the kind of genetic manipulation—known as germline editing—used last year to permanently modify the genome of twin girls in Shenzhen,... more
Scientists Thread A Nano-Needle To Modify The Genes Of Plants  NPR · 1 week
Getting DNA into plant cells is tricky. Researchers have tried using infectious bacteria, as well as gene guns that shoot gold bullets. Then a physicist came up with... more
US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
U.S. regulators on Friday gave the green light to salmon genetically modified to grow about twice as fast as normal, but the company behind it may face legal challenges before the fish... more
US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Genetically modified salmon have cleared another hurdle to be sold in the U.S., but could still face legal challenges more
A Gulp Of Genetically Modified Bacteria Might Someday Treat A Range Of Illnesses  NPR · 2 weeks
Researchers think genetically engineered versions of microbes that can live in humans could help treat some rare genetic disorders and perhaps help... more
Transcription factor network gets to heart of wood formation  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
North Carolina State University researchers have uncovered how a complex network of transcription factors switch wood formation genes on and off. Understanding this transcriptional regulatory network has applications for modifying... more
Skyrim mod drama gets ugly with allegations of stolen code and misappropriated donations  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The people who volunteer their time modifying and updating old games are among the most generous of developers. So when drama erupts... more
Scientists brew up cannabinoids using genetically-modified beer yeast  CBC · 3 weeks
Researchers from University of California, Berkeley, say they have produced low-cost and high-quality cannabinoids out of brewer’s yeast which could... more
CRISPR explained with crisps (and assorted snacks) video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The revolutionary gene editing tool has been used to modify the genes of human babies but how does it work? Jackson Ryan explains. more
Medical News Today: What are the pros and cons of GMO foods?  MNT · 3 weeks
The use of GMO foods remains controversial. In this article, we discuss the pros and cons of growing and eating genetically modified organisms, including... more
Scientists brew up genetically-modified cannabis using beer yeast  CBC · 3 weeks
Researchers from University of California, Berkeley, say they have produced low-cost and high-quality cannabinoids out of brewer’s yeast which could... more
A new sequencing method to detect DNA modifications of relevance to cancer  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Ludwig Cancer Research scientists report in the current issue of Nature Biotechnology a new and improved method to detect chemical modifications to DNA. These... more
A new sequencing method to detect DNA modifications of relevance to cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists report a new and improved method to detect chemical modifications to DNA. These modifications -- or 'epigenetic' marks -- help control gene expression... more
New comparative study on DNA modifications across the fungal tree of life  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
DNA activity can change without changing the sequence of the DNA segment itself. Gene activation and inactivation can be the basis for how species... more
New insights into phenotypic complexity and diversity among cichlids  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Is evolution predictable? What are the mechanisms that allow different fish to respond to the same environmental challenge in slightly different ways? When the same jaw bones and muscles change... more
Scientists Release Controversial Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In High-Security Lab  NPR · 4 weeks
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
Birch pollen allergen immunotherapy normalizes nasal gene-expression and microbial community  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
According to a new study, birch pollen allergen immunotherapy modifies the gene expression and microbiome profile of the nasal epithelium to correspond to those of healthy controls. more
How our plants have turned into thieves to survive  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists have discovered that grasses are able to short cut evolution by taking genes from their neighbours. The findings suggest wild grasses are naturally genetically modifying themselves to gain a... more
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