A New Gene Editing Technique Could Finally Allow Us to Treat ALS

450,000 patients live with ALS. This could delay the progression of their disease.

August 14, 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

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

Scientists Are Using CRISPR To “Program” Living Cells

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

May 25, 2017

Scientists Have Created A Way to “Delete” DNA in Living Cells

“Molecular scissors” can literally snip away disease-causing DNA.

March 2, 2017

Biologists Plan to Bring the Woolly Mammoth Back to Life by 2019

We have reached the stage where we can resurrect extinct species.

February 17, 2017

Future Health: 2017’s Most Exciting Medical Advances

What does the next year have in store for the human body?

January 9, 2017

A Treatment for Blindness? NHS to Install Bionic Eyes in 10 Patients

Government funding for the procedure aims to give hope to those who have been blind for years.

December 27, 2016

We’re Deciding Who Owns the Right to CRISPR Gene Editing

Now the only thing left to do is wait for a decision.

December 8, 2016
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