CRISPR
A 'crisper' method for gene editing in fungi  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
CRISPR/Cas9 is now a household name associated with genetic engineering studies. Through cutting-edge research described in their paper published in Scientific Reports, a team of researchers from Tokyo University of Science, Meiji... more
A 'crisper' method for gene editing in fungi  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A team of researchers has recently established a series of novel strategies to increase the efficiency of targeted gene disruption and new gene 'introduction' using the CRISPR/Cas9 system in the rice blast... more
CRISPR/Cas9 improves with better gene knockout method in aneuploid cell lines  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
CRISPR/Cas9 technology enables convenient and effective genome editing in diploid cell lines based on the isolation and expansion of edited single-cell clones. However, this approach is... more
Newly discovered molecules safely halt the gene editing process  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists have discovered two non-toxic molecules that safely halt the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing process. more
News Brief: Impeaching Trump, Iran Threat, CRISPR Modified Viruses  NPR · 2 days
House Democrats meet to decide whether to move forward with impeaching the president. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are briefed on the threat Iran poses. And, the latest on genetically modified... more
Scientists Modify Viruses With CRISPR To Create New Weapon Against Superbugs  NPR · 2 days
Superbugs are bacteria that can beat modern medicine's most powerful drugs. So doctors are racing to find new ways to fight back, such as developing "living... more
Researchers demonstrate double-lock protection mechanism in crucial cellular switches  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich researchers have used CRISPR technology to probe the mechanisms that guide the developmental trajectories of stem cells in the brain. The results show that crucial cellular... more
B cells engineered to express pathogen-specific antibodies protect against infection  Science Magazine · 7 days
Effective vaccines inducing lifelong protection against many important infections such as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), HIV, influenza virus, and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) are not yet available despite decades... more
CRISPR catches out critical cancer changes: New drug target for multiple cancers  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In the first large-scale analysis of cancer gene fusions, researchers used CRISPR to uncover which gene fusions are critical for the growth of cancer... more
CRISPR uncovers which gene fusions are critical for growth of cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In the first large-scale analysis of cancer gene fusions, which result from the merging of two previously separate genes, researchers at the Wellcome Sanger... more
Tweaking one gene with CRISPR switched the way a snail shell spirals  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
The first gene-edited snails confirm which gene is responsible for the direction of the shell’s spiral. more
A way to minimize unexpected base edits to cellular RNA  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of researchers with the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT has found evidence showing that using base editors can lead to unexpected RNA cellular edits. In... more
Teaching CRISPR and antibiotic resistance to high school students  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A team has developed BioBits, a suite of hands-on educational kits that enable students to perform a range of biological experiments by adding water and simple reagents to freeze-dried cell-free... more
Teaching CRISPR and antibiotic resistance to high school students  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
How can high school students learn about a technology as complex and abstract as CRISPR? It's simple: just add water. more
Alphabet's GV Leads Funding in Gene Editing Company Verve Therapeutics  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
GV led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases. more
New computational tool improves gene identification  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Looking to improve the identification of genes associates with disease, a research team has developed a new bioinformatics tool that analyzes CRISPR pooled screen data and identifies candidates for potentially relevant genes with greater sensitivity and... more
Cryptic mutation is cautionary tale for crop gene editing  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Unexpected interactions between mutations can be a thorn in the side for plant breeders. Scientists unveil what drove one infamous 'cryptic' mutation. more
Cryptic mutation is cautionary tale for crop gene editing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Even in this "age of the genome," much about genes remains shrouded in mystery. This is especially true for "cryptic mutations"—mutated genes that are hidden, and have unexpected effects on... more
Discovery of small-molecule inhibitors could enable precise control over CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The discovery of the first small-molecule inhibitors of the Streptococcus pyogenes Cas9 (SpCas9) protein could enable more precise control over CRISPR-Cas9-based genome editing, researchers... more
Drugs that block CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The discovery of the first small-molecule inhibitors of the Streptococcus pyogenes Cas9 (SpCas9) protein could enable more precise control over CRISPR-Cas9-based genome editing, researchers report. more
Researchers identify drugs that block CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The discovery of the first small-molecule inhibitors of the Streptococcus pyogenes Cas9 (SpCas9) protein could enable more precise control over CRISPR-Cas9-based genome editing, researchers report May 2nd in the journal Cell. more
Deadly box jellyfish antidote discovered using CRISPR genome editing  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers studying how pain works have discovered an antidote to the deadly sting delivered by the most venomous creature on Earth -- the Australian box jellyfish. A single sting to... more
Will gene-editing of human embryos ever be justifiable?  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
World-leading medical ethicist Professor Arthur Caplan has published a series of recommendations with the aim of addressing worldwide concerns over gene editing of human embryos. more
Deadly box jellyfish antidote discovered using CRISPR genome editing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered an antidote to the deadly sting delivered by the most venomous creature on earth—the Australian box jellyfish. more
New computational tool improves identification of genes of potential clinical significance  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Like finding a needle in a haystack, identifying genes that are involved in particular diseases can be an arduous and time consuming process. Looking to improve... more
Gene-editing technology may produce resistant virus in cassava plant  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The use of gene-editing technology to create virus-resistant cassava plants could have serious negative ramifications, according to new research by plant biologists. more
Gene-editing technology to create virus-resistant cassava plant has opposite effect, researchers find  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using gene-editing technology to create virus-resistant cassava plants could have serious negative ramifications, according to new research by plant biologists at the University of... more
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