Scientists Modify Viruses with CRISPR to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

If the companies working on the tech have successful clinical trials, engineered viruses could provide humans with a powerful weapon in the fight against superbugs.

June 24, 2017

CRISPR Could Let Humans Rewrite the Rules of Evolution

Thanks to CRISPR, genetic manipulation is now possible. What does this mean for the future of human evolution?

June 20, 2017

Berkeley Biologist: “CRISPR Gene Editing Will Cure Genetic Disease”

“But globally we need to come up with a consensus on moving forward in a responsible way."

June 8, 2017

A World First CRISPR Trial Will Edit Genes Inside the Human Body

This will be the first time CRISPR has been used in the body.

June 1, 2017

CRISPR Gene Editing May Cause Hundreds of Unintended Mutations in DNA

“It’s critical that the scientific community consider the potential hazards of all off-target mutations."

May 30, 2017

In Just a Few Short Years, CRISPR Has Sparked a Research Revolution

The powerful gene-editing tool is already living up to its hype.

May 28, 2017

Scientists Are Using CRISPR To “Program” Living Cells

Synthetic biology just moved closer to removing the line between human and machine.

May 25, 2017

New CRISPR Technique Targets and Destroys Cancer’s Command Center

The therapy increased the survival rate from 0 to 100 percent.

May 4, 2017

A New “CRISPR Pill” Makes Bacteria Destroy Its Own DNA

This "gene editing pill" could one day replace antibiotics.

April 17, 2017

CRISPR Gives Us the Power to End Diseases and Remake Species

Gene editing can change the world for the better — if we allow it.

March 20, 2017
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