Advertisements


New gene editing tech promises to be even better than CRISPR

Just when we were getting used to the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing revolution, a new “fourth-generation” DNA base editor has come along -- offering a new safer way to modify genetic code. The post New gene editing tech promises to be even better than.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopSep 6th, 2017Related News

Next-gen gene editor will be the CRISPR sequel we’ve been waiting for

Just when we were getting used to the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing revolution, a new “fourth-generation” DNA base editor has come along -- offering a new safer way to modify genetic code. The post Next-gen gene editor will be the CRISPR sequel weR.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopSep 6th, 2017Related News

We still don’t really know what CRISPR does to human embryos

A gene editing study made headlines last month, claiming the technique is safe for human embryos. But leading researchers don’t agree with the team’s findings.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopSep 1st, 2017Related News

Blunting CRISPR"s "scissors" gives new insight into autoimmune disorders

A research team has used a modified version of the gene-editing technique CRISPR to find enhancers -- not by editing them but by prompting them into action......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedAug 30th, 2017Related News

New CRISPR technique could accelerate a cure for Huntington’s disease and ALS

A modified version of the CRISPR/Cas9 tool could be used to track RNA in live cells using a method known as RNA-targeting Cas9. This, in turn, could be used to cure ALS and Huntington's disease. The post New CRISPR technique could accelerate a cure f.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopAug 14th, 2017Related News

Gene editing technique could treat ALS and Huntington"s disease

The most common gene editing technique, CRISPR-Cas9, only modifies DNA. That's helpful in most cases, but it means that you can't use it to tackle RNA-based diseases. Thankfully, that might not be a problem for much longer. Afte.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopAug 14th, 2017Related News

Could gene-edited pigs be used as organ donors for humans?

There's a massive shortage of available organs for transplants. A new international research initiative is using CRISPR gene editing on pigs to make them into possible donors for humans. The post Could gene-edited pigs be used as organ donors for hum.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopAug 11th, 2017Related News

CRISPR makes piglets that may be better organ donors for humans

Organ transplants from pigs are a step closer, after the birth of piglets that have had the harmful viruses in their DNA inactivated using gene editing.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopAug 10th, 2017Related News

Your future organ donor might be a pig, study suggests

Scientists have taken a major step toward enabling pig to human organ transplantation by using a novel gene editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9.  Researchers at Harvard University and the nearby biotech startup eGenesis used  CRISPR-Cas.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopAug 10th, 2017Related News

Gene-Editing Success Brings Pig-to-Human Transplants Closer to Reality

CRISPR has enabled researchers to inactivate viruses in donor animals that may sicken humans -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceAug 10th, 2017Related News

This is why the first CRISPR baby won’t be born in the US

Hopes are high that gene editing embryos can ease inherited disease. The first such babies are likely within five years, but not in the US, says Jim Kozubek.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopAug 10th, 2017Related News

Embryo Gene-Editing Experiment Reignites Ethical Debate

American researchers publish highly anticipated study using CRISPR in developing humans -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceAug 6th, 2017Related News

7 ways CRISPR is about to change our world

 Would you eliminate cancer if you had the power to do it? How about ridding the world of HIV or wiping out Zika-carrying mosquitos? CRISPR, a new gene editing technique helping scientists snip out unwanted DNA fragments with surgical precision,.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetAug 6th, 2017Related News

CRISPR skin grafts could replace insulin injections for diabetes

Skin grafts of gene-edited cells have boosted insulin levels in mice, and protected them from gaining weight and developing diabetes under a high-fat diet.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopAug 6th, 2017Related News

First results from US CRISPR gene editing on human embryos

The revolutionary CRISPR genome editing technique could be used safely to prevent some genetic diseases, according to the first embryo study conducted in the US.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopAug 6th, 2017Related News

Skin grafts could replace the need for insulin injections in diabetics

CRISPR gene-editing skin grafts could help fight Type-2 diabetes and obesity, according to cutting edge work carried out by researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center. The post Skin grafts could replace the need for insulin injections in.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopAug 4th, 2017Related News

Human embryos were just edited in the U.S. for the first time

Sit down, friends. This is huge. This week, a team of researchers in Portland, Oregon, carried out the first known attempt at genetically modifying human embryos in the U.S. by way of CRISPR. The post Human embryos were just edited in the U.S. for th.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJul 30th, 2017Related News

Scientists just conducted first U.S.-based editing of human embryos

Sit down, friends. This is huge. This week, a team of researchers in Portland, Oregon, carried out the first known attempt at genetically modifying human embryos in the U.S. by way of CRISPR. The post Scientists just conducted first U.S.-based editin.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJul 30th, 2017Related News

Glowing beer is a thing thanks to biohacking technology

CRISPR-Cas9 is a gene-editing technique that uses bacterial protein to replace segments of DNA. Although CRISPR has clinical applications that could potentially help many, it can also be used to do fun experiments like brewing glowing beer by editing.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopJul 26th, 2017Related News

Breaking Down CRISPR, the Controversial Gene-Editing Tech

Read more...More about Crispr, Mashable Reels, Science, and Innovations Read more...More about Crispr, Mashable Reels, Science, and Innovations.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopJul 21st, 2017Related News