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CRISPR Is Not Accurate Enough to Save Us Yet

Scientists are at odds over a study that says gene editing comes with thousands of unwanted mutations.<p>The gene-editing tool CRISPR is everywhere these days. Scientists are using it to try and fight cancer and treat muscular dystrophy, companies are using it in agriculture, and TV executives are …

CRISPR gene-editing tool targets cancer's "command center"

The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system can do some pretty amazing things, giving us new ways to fight muscular dystrophy, blindness, and even HIV. But …

How the CRISPR Patent Fight Could Shape the Future of Genetic Engineering

On Tuesday, the two feuding parties of the CRISPR gene editing patent fight entered the boxing ring: attorneys for each side made oral arguments …

A New Flavor of CRISPR Could Tackle Some of the Worst Genetic Diseases

Most of the time, when people talk about the cutting edge gene editing technology CRISPR, they are actually talking about CRISPR-Cas9. CRISPR, you …

CRISPR 'Kill' Switch Could Make Human Gene Editing Safer

A weapon that viruses use in their neverending war with bacteria could be used to turn off the world’s most powerful gene-editing tool.<p>That, in turn, …

A new CRISPR breakthrough could lead to simpler, cheaper disease diagnosis

The controversial laboratory tool known as CRISPR may have found a whole new world to conquer. Already the favored method of editing genes, CRISPR could soon become a low-cost diagnostic tool that could be used practically anywhere to determine if someone has an infectious disease such as Zika or …

Genetics

Is There a Better Way to Sequester Carbon Dioxide Hiding in Plain Sight? - MIT Technology Review

By squirreling away carbon dioxide beneath the Earth’s surface, we might be able to reduce the amount that accumulates in the atmosphere. Now, a team …

Fossil Fuels

Team at Israel’s Hebrew University test system that uses lasers and modified bacteria to locate buried devices<p>A team of researchers at an Israeli university has successfully tested a technology using fluorescent bacteria and lasers that could become a safer system for detecting buried landmines.<p>An …

Unmanned Aircraft

Nucleic acid detection with CRISPR-Cas13a/C2c2

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New Test Uses Gene Editing Technology CRISPR to Detect Disease

CRISPR: It’s not just for making weird animals anymore. Scientists have used the genetic technology called CRISPR-Cas9 to create a super-sensitive, …

Disease

Gene-editing alternative corrects Duchenne muscular dystrophy

DALLAS - April 12, 2017 - Using the new gene-editing enzyme CRISPR-Cpf1, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have successfully corrected …

Nuclear transfer of mitochondrial DNA in colon and rectal cancer

Mitochondrial DNA moving to the nucleus contributes to genomic instability in cancer cells, and a novel Fiber-FISH technique can rapidly map the …

Physicists Say They've Created a Fluid With 'Negative Mass'

Holy crap.<p>Researchers in the US say they've created a fluid with negative mass in the lab... which is exactly as mind-bending as it sounds.<p>What it …

A New "CRISPR Pill" Makes Bacteria Destroy Its Own DNA

Targeted and Edible<p>As antibiotic resistance continues to grow, scientists are desperately trying to figure out how to best fight bacterium like</i> …