"Science used to be about discovery, now it is about creation."
Eradicating pathogens. Treating genetic conditions. Growing more healthy food. What can't CRISPR do?
Doctors hope to engineer immune cells to be better cancer fighters.
"It's taken years of trial and error, making educated guesses and taking baby steps."
New research shows that cells rank genes by importance.
They did so with the hopes that it would cure his disease.
“Just three years ago we were talking about CRISPR-based treatments as sci-fi fantasy, but here we are.”
The plants of tomorrow may be "organic surveillance sensors."
These genetically modified mosquitoes could lessen the spread of disease.
See CRISPR alter the source code of life as it happens.
Over 350,000 people subscribe to our newsletter.
Sign in to join the conversation.