CRISPR Is on the Cusp of Eradicating a Host of Diseases

Liver disease, hepatitis B, sickle cell disease, cardiovascular disease, muscular dystrophy, and Huntington's disease are all in CRISPR's sights.

October 6, 2017

Scientists Establish New Nonviral Method for CRISPR Using Gold Nanoparticles

The researchers were able to use CRISPR-Gold to induce HDR in human embryonic stem cells and muscle cells from a mouse in vitro.

October 3, 2017

A New Drug Uses CRISPR to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

“Antibiotics are weapons of mass destruction: extremely powerful but imprecise.”

October 1, 2017

Scientists Edit Embryos with CRISPR to Better Understand Early Human Development

This research could help shed light on why some pregnancies fail.

September 20, 2017

Geneticists Have Used CRISPR Gene Editing to Create Crops That Grow More Food

We're editing our way through global food shortage.

September 14, 2017

A “Fourth-Generation” DNA Base Editor Could Replace CRISPR

The new technique increases editing efficiency by 50 percent, while decreasing coding mistakes.

September 4, 2017

Experts Cast Doubt on Groundbreaking CRISPR Embryo Editing Research

“We encourage other scientists to reproduce our findings by conducting their own experiments on human embryos and publishing their results.”

September 1, 2017

CRISPR May One Day Cure Sickle-Cell Disease

The innovative tool for editing genes has set its sights on sickle-cell anemia.

August 24, 2017

CRISPR Therapeutics Joins Hospital For Cancer Treatment Tests

Joined with General Hospital of Massachusetts, the company will research cancer treatments.

August 23, 2017

CRISPR Co-Discoverer: “I’ve Never Seen Science Move at the Pace It’s Moving Now”

The amazing power of gene editing is not to be used without careful consideration.

August 18, 2017
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