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

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
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