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Doctors use gene-editing tool in historic attempt to make blind patient see...
Gene-editing tool CRISPR was used for the first time to try and edit a gene while DNA is still inside a patient's body.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-04 19:18 UTC
CRISPR has been used to treat US cancer patients for the first time...
The gene-editing tool has been used in a trial to enhance the blood cells of two patients with cancer.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-17 14:47 UTC
New anti-CRISPR proteins discovered in soil and human gut...
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Scientists from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU) have found four new anti-CRISPR proteins that are distributed across different environments. The new study published in Cell Host & Microbe suggests that some anti-CRISPR prote
By ceres on 2019-02-06 15:34 UTC
Here's What We Know About CRISPR Safety...
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The gene-altering technique called CRISPR has enormous potential to improve our health, treat diseases, improve the quality and quantity of our food supplies, and tackle environmental pollution. But how safe is it?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-05 22:15 UTC
CRISPR gene editing produces unwanted DNA deletions...
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DNA-cutting enzyme used for genetic modification can create large deletions and shuffle genes.
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:12 UTC
CRISPR-edited rice plants produce major boost in grain yield...
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A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop a variety of rice that produces 25-31 percent more grain and would have been virtually impossible to create through tra
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:07 UTC
From CRISPR scissors to virus sensors...
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Two bacterial Cas proteins cleave nucleic acids indiscriminately after binding to specific target sequences. This property has now been harnessed to create highly sensitive, portable diagnostic tools for detecting viruses at low cost.
By ceres on 2018-04-30 21:23 UTC
Scientists Edit Thousands of Genes at Once With Upgraded CRISPR...
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When the gene-editing technology CRISPR first made a splash back in 2012, it foretold a future in which curing diseases might simply involve snipping out problematic bits of genetic code. Of course, innovation is rarely so straightforward. As incredible a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-11 18:28 UTC
CRISPR-based technology can detect viral DNA...
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A powerful genome editing tool can be deployed as an ace DNA detective, able to sniff out DNA snippets that signal viral infections, cancer, or even defective genes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-16 06:57 UTC
Human Immunity to Cas9 Could Threatens CRISPR’s Future...
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New data shows that humans carry antibodies and even T-cells that target the Cas9 protein at the heart of CRISPR gene editing technology.
By ceres on 2018-01-17 21:02 UTC
In 2018, We Will CRISPR Human Beings...
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Ever since 2012, when researchers first discovered that bacterial immune systems could be hijacked to edit DNA in living creatures, CRISPR has been hailed as a maker of revolutions. This was the year that prediction felt like it was starting to come true.
By ceres on 2017-12-27 22:59 UTC
CRISPR patent wars highlight problem of granting broad intellectual property rights for tech that offers public benefits...
(Phys.org)—Duke University Law professor Arti Rai and bio-technology professor Robert Cook-Deegan with Arizona State University have stepped into the gene editing patent war with an Intellectual Property Policy Forum paper they have had published in
By viper1 on 2017-11-17 20:32 UTC
CRISPR hacks enable pinpoint repairs to genome...
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Precision tools expand the number of base editors available for manipulating DNA and RNA.
By viper1 on 2017-10-30 15:10 UTC
Bitter CRISPR patent war intensifies...
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Gene-editing pioneers prepare for next stage of intellectual-property disputes in the United States and Europe.
By viper1 on 2017-10-30 15:10 UTC
Fixing the tomato: CRISPR edits correct plant-breeding snafu...
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Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Geneticists harness two mutations each cherished by breeders, but detrimental when combined to improve on 10,000 years of tomato domestication.
By ceres on 2017-05-18 23:48 UTC

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