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

CRISPR Gene Editing Is Accelerating Our Quest for an HIV Cure

Genetically modifying cells to be immune to HIV just got better.

October 25, 2016

CRISPR Gene Editing Has Been Used to Cure Mice of Sickle Cell Disease

Edited genes produced healthy hemoglobin upon reintroduction.

October 12, 2016

Cutting Out Cancer: CRISPR Gene Editing Could Make Cancer Mutations Inactive

This cutting-edge genetic scissor can splice out driver mutations.

September 15, 2016

A Taste of Crisp: First Meal Created With CRISPR Gene Editing

CRISPR-Cas9 modified vegetables have been harvested and cooked in Sweden.

September 7, 2016

Fighting Through the Fear-Mongering: What Is Genetic Engineering?

Genetic engineering isn't just something that humans can do in a lab; it's also a natural phenomenon. Take a moment to uncover the facts behind this fascinating process.

June 23, 2016

The Age of Gene Editing: Everything You Need To Know About CRISPR/Cas9

CRISPR is a powerful gene-editing tool that can be used in every field--from medicine to agriculture. But what exactly is this technique and how does it work?

June 22, 2016

Scientists Grow Mini-Organs From Cells That Were Genetically Manipulated

Cells that have been genetically-manipulated and now be grown into mini-organs, thanks to CRISPR.

May 10, 2016
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