Emily Mason

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'The more we looked into the mystery of Crispr, the more interesting it seemed'

Some of the biggest discoveries in science often hide away in plain sight for many years before their importance is fully realised. This is certainly …

Computer program guides molecular scissors on where to snip | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Researchers have created software that can design customized molecular scissors to edit the genomes of living cells. The program, called TALENSeek, …

Powerful tool for genetic engineering: Researchers describe new possibilities of the CRISPR-Cas-system

Viruses cannot only cause illnesses in humans, they also infect bacteria. Those protect themselves with a kind of 'immune system' which – simply put …

Genetics breakthrough enables scientists to edit any part of human genome, report claims

A new technique has enabled scientists to engineer parts of the human genome with extreme precision, a breakthrough which could mean new treatment possibilities for maladies such as cancer, HIV, and inherited genetic disorders.<p>According to the report, published in Thursday's edition of The …