CRISPR
Using more-specific 'genetic scissors' may avoid problems associated with gene editing  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study suggests that there could be a way to bypass barriers to making CRISPR gene-editing treatments a viable option. Researchers found that using more-precise... more
Using more-specific 'genetic scissors' may avoid problems associated with gene editing  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Recent studies have suggested a potential barrier to making CRISPR gene-editing treatments a viable option for inherited blood-related disorders such as sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, and... more
CRISPR/Cas libraries open new avenues in cancer research  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
CRISPR/Cas enables the targeted deactivation of genes by cutting DNA at pre-determined sites. This is accomplished by providing the Cas enzyme with a genetic zip code. Using an entire library of zip... more
CRISPR/Cas libraries open new avenues in cancer research  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
CRISPR/Cas enables the targeted deactivation of genes by cutting DNA at pre-determined sites. This is accomplished by providing the Cas enzyme with a genetic zip code. Using an entire library of zip... more
CRISPR/Cas libraries could revolutionize drug discovery  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
CRISPR/Cas enables the targeted deactivation of genes by cutting DNA at pre-determined sites. This is accomplished by providing the Cas enzyme with a genetic zip code. more
Gene editing and designer babies experiments face global moratorium  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Powerful gene editing tools could soon face a global regulations on their use on human embryos, sperms or eggs. more
The World Health Organization is setting up rules and oversight for human gene editing  TechCrunch · 4 days
Yesterday, the World Health Organization wrapped up its first meeting of a new advisory committee set up to create global... more
Gene editing regulations to be tightened  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Last week a group of scientists from across the globe came together to sign a moratorium on gene editing in humans. more
WHO panel proposes new global registry for all CRISPR human experiments  Science Magazine · 5 days
The World Health Organization should also step up governance of human genome-editing research, group says more
WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research  REUTERS · 5 days
It would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies in people,... more
Gene editing for human reproduction is 'irresponsible,' WHO panel says  CBC · 5 days
A panel convened by the World Health Organization says it would be 'irresponsible' for scientists to... more
Gene-edited foods are safe, Japanese panel concludes  Science Magazine · 5 days
Recommendation opens door to plants and animals produced using CRISPR and similar techniques more
CRISPR gene editing: Why we need Slow Science  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In a newly published article in Nature, a group of prominent scientists and ethicists have called for a moratorium on clinical research using CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing. more
Call for halt to human gene editing and designer babies experiments  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Powerful gene editing tools could soon face a global regulations on their use on human embryos, sperms or eggs. more
N-terminal degradation activates the NLRP1B inflammasome  Science Magazine · 1 week
Intracellular pathogens and danger signals trigger the formation of inflammasomes, which activate inflammatory caspases and induce pyroptosis. The anthrax lethal factor metalloprotease and small-molecule DPP8/9 inhibitors both activate the NLRP1B inflammasome, but the molecular mechanism of... more
Mammoth Biosciences adds the final piece of the CRISPR diagnostics puzzle to its toolkit  TechCrunch · 1 week
With the announcement today that Mammoth Biosciences has received the exclusive license from the University of California, Berkeley to the... more
Experts call for halt to gene editing that results in 'designer babies'  REUTERS · 2 weeks
Top scientists and ethicists from seven countries on Wednesday called for a global moratorium on gene editing of human eggs, sperm or embryos that... more
New understanding of sophistication of microbial warfare  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers explain how viruses make a molecular decoy that is used to subvert the CRISPR-Cas bacterial immune system. more
Sugar set for 'energycane' reinvention  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Gene-editing sugarcane for use in renewable energy and bio-plastics could help secure the industry's future. more
Illuminating the genome  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The CRISPR/Cas9 system has been causing ripples in the scientific community ever since its mechanisms were reported in 2012. Commonly referred to as a genome editing tool, many scientists have found different applications for the scissor-like properties of the Cas9-protein.... more
Illuminating the genome  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new molecular visualisation method, RNA-guided endonuclease -- in situ labelling (RGEN-ISL) for the CRISPR/Cas9-mediated labelling of genomic sequences in nuclei and chromosomes. more
Is gene editing ethical? It depends  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
One of Matthew Liao's most popular papers proposes that humans could genetically engineer themselves to collectively reduce our species' carbon footprint. more
Researchers develop new method to boost efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in DMD  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a method to boost the efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), according to a study... more
How CRISPR could save 6 billion chickens from the meat grinder - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Each year billions of day-old male chicks are killed in industrial grinders. CRISPR could change that. more
Scientists find method to boost CRISPR efficiency  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed a method to boost the efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), according to a study that could have implications for optimizing gene therapies for other diseases. more
Scientists find method to boost CRISPR efficiency  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed a method to boost the efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), according to a study that could have implications for optimizing gene therapies for other diseases. more
CRISPR-Cas9 corrects Duchenne muscular dystrophy exon 44 deletion mutations in mice and human cells  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Mutations in the dystrophin gene cause Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), which is characterized by lethal degeneration of cardiac and skeletal... more
A CRISPR spin-off causes unintended typos in DNA  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
One type of CRISPR gene editor makes frequent and widespread mistakes, studies in mice and rice reveal. more
Tricks to reduce DNA base editor's mistakes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at the Center for Genome Engineering, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea) have identified the mistake rate of DNA editing tools known as adenine base editors, which are based on... more
Checking DNA base editor's mistakes and tricks to reduce them  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Digenome-seq technique reveals the accuracy of CRISPR-based editing tool that changes DNA letter A to G. more
Checking DNA base editor's mistakes and tricks to reduce them  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have identified the mistake-rate of DNA editing tools, based on CRISPR and known as adenine base editors. Assessing the genome-wide target specificity of these innovative techniques is... more
Boyce Thompson Institute launches new Plant Genome Editing Database  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Recently developed gene editing tools like CRISPR/Cas enable plant scientists to figure out the functions of myriad plant genes. While these studies could eventually lead to the creation of crops... more
Cytosine base editor generates substantial off-target single-nucleotide variants in mouse embryos  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Genome editing holds promise for correcting pathogenic mutations. However, it is difficult to determine off-target effects of editing due to single nucleotide polymorphism in individuals. Here,... more
China tightens its regulation of some human gene editing, labeling it ‘high-risk’  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Response to babies created used genome editor CRISPR is “reasonable,” some scientists say, though concerns remain more
CRISPR explained with crisps (and assorted snacks) video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The revolutionary gene editing tool has been used to modify the genes of human babies but how does it work? Jackson Ryan explains. more
CRISPR gene editing explained: What is it and how does it work? - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Everything you need to know about the gene-editing breakthrough that one day could cure disease, eradicate species and build designer... more
Turning off HSF5 gene leads to less and poorer quality sperm  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In research on zebrafish, Örebro researchers have identified a gene that is essential for producing sperm. Results show that fewer and poorer quality sperm are produced... more
Virgin Galactic brings its first passenger into space video - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Astronaut trainer Beth Moses becomes Virgin Galactic's first passenger to fly to the edge of space. Also, we check out a new autonomous underwater drone named... more
[Editors' Choice] Both sides of the CRISPR coin  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Examination of the long-term effects of genome editing reveals potential and perils. more
China drafts rules on biotech after gene editing scandal  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
China has unveiled draft regulations on gene-editing and other new biomedical technologies it considers to be "high-risk." more
CRISPR reveals the secret life of antimicrobial peptides  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Using CRISPR, scientists have carried out extensive work on a little-known yet effective weapon of the innate immune system, antimicrobial peptides. more
Key differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic RNA silencing Argonaute enzyme unveiled  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The Argonaute (Ago) enzyme complex plays a critical role in DNA and RNA target cleavage for a process known as RNA silencing in prokaryotic and eukaryotic... more
Distorted, stretched DNA may increase risk of off-target changes with CRISPR-Cas9  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Distortions to DNA, which occur routinely during gene expression and other cellular processes, could lead to off-target changes to the genome when using CRISPR-Cas9, a new... more
Crispr Infuses First Human in Landmark Gene-Editing Study  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Crispr Therapeutics and partner Vertex Pharmaceuticals said on Monday morning that the first patient in a trial using CTX001 received the one-time medicine. more
Manipulating gene expression in neurons with CRISPR  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Neuroscientists have used CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology to regulate genes in the rat brain. This technique paves the way for researchers to probe genetic influences on brain health and disease in model organisms that... more
With nanotubes, genetic engineering in plants is easy-peasy  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Inserting or tweaking genes in plants is more art than science, but with a new technique, scientists could make genetically engineering any type of plant - in particular, gene editing with CRISPR-Cas9... more
Key differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic RNA silencing Argonaute enzyme unveiled  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The Argonaute (Ago) enzyme complex plays a critical role in DNA and RNA target cleavage for a process known as RNA silencing in prokaryotic and eukaryotic... more
With nanotubes, genetic engineering in plants is easy-peasy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Inserting or tweaking genes in plants is more art than science, but a new technique developed by University of California, Berkeley, scientists could make genetically engineering any type of plant—in particular, gene... more
Using CRISPR to regulate genes in the rat brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Neuroscientists have used CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology to regulate genes in the rat brain. Described in eNeuro, this technique paves the way for researchers to probe genetic influences on brain... more
Scientists sharpen their molecular scissors and expand the gene editing toolbox  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have figured out a better way to deliver a DNA editing tool to shorten the presence of the editor proteins in the cells in what... more
Scientists sharpen their molecular scissors and expand the gene editing toolbox  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists have figured out a better way to deliver a DNA editing tool to shorten the presence of the... more
The gene-edited twins born in China may have altered cognition and memory  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
A new study has fuelled further concerns over the controversial gene-editing experiment that was performed in China last year. more
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