CRISPR Gives Us the Power to End Diseases and Remake Species

Gene editing can change the world for the better — if we allow it.

March 20, 2017

CRISPR Is Rapidly Ushering in a New Era in Science

From reviving extinct species to treating fatal diseases, is there anything CRISPR can’t do?

March 13, 2017

A New Malaria Vaccine Was 100% Effective in Clinical Trials

This breakthrough could prevent almost half a million deaths each year.

February 16, 2017

Stanford Researchers Create a 20 Cent Centrifuge That Detects Malaria

This is how you do medicine without electricity.

January 13, 2017

Scientists Could Eradicate Malaria by Altering Mosquitoes DNA, But Should They?

Big question with big implications.

September 26, 2016

Bill Gates Doubles Down on Eradicating Mosquitoes with Genetic Engineering

CRISPR may be the giant hand that will swat malaria to extinction.

September 10, 2016

Gene Editing Can Now Change An Entire Species Forever

CRISPR has opened up limitless avenues for genetic modification. From disease prevention to invasive species control, Jennifer Kahn discusses the discover, application, and implications of gene drives.

June 17, 2016

New Artificially Intelligent Microscope Accurately Diagnoses Malaria

A new microscope equipped with AI will help diagnose malaria 90% more accurately, thanks to a software running on deep learning.

February 13, 2016

Malaria Mosquitoes Genetically Engineered to Wipeout Their Own Species

Researchers are using CRISPR-Cas9 and 'gene drive' technology to eliminate malaria from a species of mosquito by making them unable to reproduce.

December 14, 2015

Meet the Designer Mosquitoes Genetically Modified To Wipe Out Malaria

Mosquitoes have been genetically-modified to hinder the growth of plasmodium parasites within their bodies, preventing them from spreading onto human hosts and curbing infections of malaria in the process.

November 25, 2015
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