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A CRISPR Platform That Is More Efficient and Controllable | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>Two new methods will allow researchers worldwide to explore the changing role of genes rapidly and accurately as the cells …


The CRISPR Revolution: 2016 In Genetics

From big breakthroughs in treating cancer and AIDS to changing your pets hair color–it was a big year for genetic breakthroughs in the new era of gene editing.<p>In 2016, farmers planted the first crops edited with CRISPR–a precise gene-editing method that the USDA doesn’t regulate like traditional …


CRISPR Infographic

Does it spell the end of cancer, HIV and other gene mutating diseases?<p>CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat) is a powerful …

Genetic Engineering

CRISPR | Radiolab | WNYC Studios

In 2012, scientists had a realization: hidden inside one of the world’s smallest organisms, was one of the world’s most powerful tools.


The Long-Shot Bid to Put Crispr in the Hands of the People

Last week, the US Patent and Trademarks Office ruled on the most-watched patent proceeding of the 21st century: the fight for Crispr-Cas9. The …

Humans 2.0: these geneticists want to create an artificial genome by synthesising our DNA

In July 2015, 100 geneticists met at the New York Genome Center to discuss yeast. At 12 million base pairs long, it's the largest genome scientists …

British Scientists Seek Permission To Edit DNA In Human Embryos

British scientists announced Friday that they had applied for permission to edit the DNA in human embryos, a controversial step that has provoked intense debate around the world.<p>Kathy Niakan of The Francis Crick Institute in London and colleagues filed an application with the Human Fertilisation …


What is pharmacogenomics?

Copy number variation (CNV): when there is an increase or descrease in the amount of DNA. This can be due to:<p>deletion: where an entire block of DNA …

Should You Have Genetic Testing for Your Embryos? Maybe

Medical advances -- such as genetic testing applied to reproductive medicine -- offer helpful new techniques designed to improve your chances of having a healthy baby.<p>If in vitro fertilization (IVF) is used - where embryos are created by combining eggs and sperm in the lab - preimplantation genetic …


Genome Surgery - MIT Technology Review

Over the last decade, as DNA-sequencing technology has grown ever faster and cheaper, our understanding of the human genome has increased …


Pharmacogenetics: What It Is and Why You Need to Know

<b>Changing the Future of Health Care</b><p>When the human genetic code was cracked about 10 years ago,it brought with it the expectation of immediate application to human disease. Pronouncements that there would soon be a cure for cancer and heart diseaes, now that we knew the genes causing them were …

Pharmacogenetics (PGx)/Pharmacogenomics Thorough Introduction


How CRISPR Works: The Future of Genetic Engineering and Designer Humans

The recent discovery of the CRIPSR technique now allows scientists to edit your DNA with unprecedented ease and accuracy. Learn how it works.

What is CRISPR and what does it mean for genetics? | Cosmos

<b>Who would have thought our most advanced gene-editing tool</b> would be carbon-copied from one of the most primitive life forms on Earth?<p>But since 2012 …