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This gene-editing technology has the potential to bring back the woolly mammoth

'CRISPR' is a gene-editing method developed by Dr. Jennifer Doudna at UC Berkeley that could one day cure any genetic disease.

Transcriptional reprogramming in yeast using dCas9 and combinatorial gRNA strategies. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Transcriptional reprogramming is a fundamental process of living cells in order to adapt to environmental and endogenous cues. In order to …

Scientists turn CRISPR into a genetic chainsaw to solve the antibiotics crisis

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Antibiotic resistance is growing to epidemic proportions but now scientists have shown that they can kill infectious …

From Crispr to Zika, Here Are 2016's Biggest Biology Stories

Amid the crises and chaos of 2016, life, as they say, went on. And so too did the study of life: Biologists had their work cut out for them handling …

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Genetic researchers discover 'stop' button for CRISPR gene editing tool

This development may mark a major step forward for genetic engineering.<p>Researchers have discovered a technique that could block the effects of a …

CRISPR will be a huge story in 2017. Here are 7 things to look for.

The gene-editing tool’s potential to upend science is dizzying.<p>We’re about to enter a golden age of genetic engineering, where huge advances in gene-editing technology are making it possible for scientists to tweak the DNA of different organisms with incredible, unprecedented precision.<p>Until just a …

16 Leading Companies in the Global CRISPR Market

The field of gene editing is expanding rapidly. A team of scientists in China recently injected CRISPR-edited cells into a human patient for the …