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Genetically modified pigs could limit replication of classical swine fever virus, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus, according to a study published December 13 in... more
Genetically modified pigs resist infection with the classical swine fever virus  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus (CSFV), according to a new study. more
Genetically modified pigs resist infection with the classical swine fever virus  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus (CSFV), according to a study published December 13 in the open-access journal... more
CRISPR joins battle of the bulge, fights obesity without edits to genome  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A weighty new study shows that CRISPR therapies can cut fat without cutting DNA. Researchers describe how a modified version of CRISPR was used... more
Medical News Today: New brain circuit that controls anxiety found  MNT · 1 day
Using genetically modified mice, scientists have uncovered a brain circuit that regulates anxiety and could be a treatment target for related disorders. more
New brain circuit that controls anxiety found  MNT · 1 day
Using genetically modified mice, scientists have uncovered a brain circuit that regulates anxiety and could be a treatment target for related disorders. more
New discovery will improve the safety and predictability of CRISPR  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Scientists have discovered a simple set of rules that can be used to precisely predict how DNA will be modified by the CRISPR gene editing technique. more
Anti-GMO sentiment has repercussions for developing world  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Anti-GMO sentiment holds back agricultural advancement in the developing world, but an Iowa State University agronomist hopes his research will clarify the scientific consensus and spark wider acceptance of the technology in Africa. more
Silica paradox: Scientists discover seemingly 'impossible' material  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
An international team of physicists and materials scientists from NUST MISIS, Bayerisches Geoinstitut (Germany), Linkoping University (Sweden), and the California Institute of Technology (U.S.) has discovered an "impossible" modification of silica-coesite-IV and coasite-V materials, which seems to defy the generally accepted... more
Tailoring nonlinearity with time domain metasurface for wireless communication  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Electromagnetic and optical nonlinear effects provide an important platform in a broad spectrum of technologies, including high harmonic generation, sum and difference frequency conversions, self-focusing, optical solitons, and multi-photon absorption.... more
Nobel chemistry winners regret fear of new developments  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry say that excessive concerns about genetically modified foods and other substances can inhibit mankind from benefiting from developments in the field. more
Nobel chemistry winners regret fear of new developments  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry say that excessive concerns about genetically modified foods and other substances can inhibit mankind from benefiting from developments in the field more
Baboons survive 6 months after getting a pig heart transplant  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
A team of German scientists used new methods to successfully transplant genetically modified and fully functioning pig hearts into baboons. more
GMO salmon undergoing another federal risk assessment  CBC · 1 week
CBC News has learned AquaBounty's genetically modified salmon is going through a new federal risk assessment. That's after the company notified Ottawa... more
CRISPR babies raise an uncomfortable reality – abiding by scientific standards doesn't guarantee ethical research  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Uncertainty continues to swirl around scientist He Jiankui's gene editing experiment in China. Using CRISPR technology, He modified... more
WATCH: Doctor behind first genetically modified babies: 'I feel proud'  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Chinese researcher said during a medical conference that there is another "potential pregnancy" involved in his clinical trials. more
Defiant scientist defends gene-edited babies after international outcry - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Jiankui He shocked the world with news his team had created the first genetically modified twin girls. Now he says there may be more on the way. more
Scientists obtain a hexagonal modification of silicon  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of scientists from Lobachevsky University (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) has obtained a material with a new structure for applications in next-generation optoelectronics and photonics. This material is one of the hexagonal modifications of... more
Gene-Edited Babies Reportedly Born in China. What Could Go Wrong?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A scientist claims to have edited the genes of human embryos, creating the first genetically-modified babies. more
New biocontainment strategy controls spread of escaped GMOs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers successfully developed a biocontainment strategy for GMOs. Their new method prevents genetically modified microalgae from surviving outside of their test environment, enabling ways to more safely research the effects of GMOs. more
Chinese Scientist Says He's First To Create Genetically Modified Babies Using CRISPR  NPR · 3 weeks
A scientist says he created the first genetically edited babies using CRISPR to protect them from infection with the AIDS virus. The move has... more
New biocontainment strategy controls spread of escaped GMOs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hiroshima University (HU) researchers successfully developed a biocontainment strategy for genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Their new method prevents genetically modified cyanobacteria from surviving outside of their test environment, enabling ways to... more
Cap-specific terminal N6-methylation of RNA by an RNA polymerase II-associated methyltransferase  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
N6-methyladenosine (m6A), a major modification of mRNAs, plays critical roles in RNA metabolism and function. In addition to the internal m6A, N6, 2'-O-dimethyladenosine (m6Am) is present... more
[Editors' Choice] Noncanonical DNA modification revealed in glioblastoma  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
ALKBH1 promotes glioblastoma by controlling the N6-methyladenine DNA modification on hypoxia response genes. more
Putting food-safety detection in the hands of consumers  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a wireless system that leverages the cheap RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potential food contamination -- with no hardware modifications needed. With the... more
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Chinese Scientist Says He's First To Create Genetically Modified Babies Using CRISPR
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