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CRISPR
Meet Dr. Jennifer Doudna: She’s Leading the Biotech Revolution
jennifer doudna
CRISPR
Meet Dr. Jennifer Doudna: She’s Leading the Biotech Revolution
Jennifer Doudna on the future of CRISPR.
The Future Explored
Reversible Gene Editing Is On The Horizon
reversible gene editing
The Future Explored
Reversible Gene Editing Is On The Horizon
In the future, we may be able to turn CRISPR off whenever we wanted.
April 24, 2021

In the future, we may be able to turn CRISPR off whenever we wanted.

CRISPR
How Scientists Finally Got Gene Therapy to Work
What is AAV Gene Therapy
CRISPR
How Scientists Finally Got Gene Therapy to Work
Gene therapy shows promise for treating diseases and the longstanding mysteries of medical science. But what is gene therapy and how does it work?
April 10, 2021

Gene therapy shows promise for treating diseases and the longstanding mysteries of medical science. But what is gene therapy and how does it work?

CRISPR
CRISPR Fixes Rare Mutation for the First Time in a Live Animal
duplication mutation
CRISPR
CRISPR Fixes Rare Mutation for the First Time in a Live Animal
For the first time in a live animal, researchers have successfully reversed a gene mutation, called a “duplication mutation,” by gene editing.
March 27, 2021

For the first time in a live animal, researchers have successfully reversed a gene mutation, called a “duplication mutation,” by gene editing.

CRISPR
New Gene Therapy for Chronic Pain Could Replace Opioids
gene therapy chronic pain treatment
CRISPR
New Gene Therapy for Chronic Pain Could Replace Opioids
Researchers have engineered a gene therapy system to dampen pain. They've shown it to be effective in mice, for both short-term and long-term pain.
March 11, 2021

Researchers have engineered a gene therapy system to dampen pain. They've shown it to be effective in mice, for both short-term and long-term pain.

CRISPR
Scientists Use CRISPR to Create Neanderthal Mini-Brains in a Lab
neanderthal mini brains
CRISPR
Scientists Use CRISPR to Create Neanderthal Mini-Brains in a Lab
Scientists modified brain tissue from modern humans to carry a gene that once belonged to Neanderthals.
February 20, 2021

Scientists modified brain tissue from modern humans to carry a gene that once belonged to Neanderthals.

Virology
Can CRISPR Engineer Immunity to Avian Flu in Chickens?
avian flu in chickens
Virology
Can CRISPR Engineer Immunity to Avian Flu in Chickens?
An outbreak of avian flu in chickens can mean millions of birds dead and billions of dollars lost. This startup wants to engineer flu-resistant poultry.
February 7, 2021

An outbreak of avian flu in chickens can mean millions of birds dead and billions of dollars lost. This startup wants to engineer flu-resistant poultry.

CRISPR
CRISPR Could Make Wheat Safe for Celiac Disease
crispr to fix gluten for celiac
CRISPR
CRISPR Could Make Wheat Safe for Celiac Disease
Sufferers of celiac end up with some pretty lack-luster pastries. A startup thinks CRISPR can help.
February 6, 2021

Sufferers of celiac end up with some pretty lack-luster pastries. A startup thinks CRISPR can help.

CRISPR
Base Editing Could Cure a Host of Genetic Diseases
base editing
CRISPR
Base Editing Could Cure a Host of Genetic Diseases
Base editing has proven useful for correcting disease-causing point mutations in animals — and now, human trials are on the horizon.
January 17, 2021

Base editing has proven useful for correcting disease-causing point mutations in animals — and now, human trials are on the horizon.