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Move over Cas9, there's a new and more accurate CRISPR gene editing enzyme in town

Things are heating up in the world of CRISPR gene editing. With the first human trials using the experimental technology set to commence soon, the …

Genetics

CRISPR-guided DNA polymerases enable diversification of all nucleotides in a tunable window

1.<p>Ravikumar, A., Arzumanyan, G. A., Obadi, M. K. A., Javanpour, A. A. & Liu, C. C. Scalable continuous evolution of genes at mutation rates above …

Genetic Engineering

CRISPR creates new species with single giant chromosome

For at least the last 10 million years every yeast cell of the sort used to make beer or bread has had 16 chromosomes. But now—thanks to CRISPR …

Biology

10 Essential Popup Campaigns For eCommerce

10 Essential Popup Campaigns For eCommerce<p>Csaba Zajdo<p>An eCommerce specialist, founder of OptiMonk and several other projects specializing in …

eCommerce

CRISPR-enhanced engineering of therapy-sensitive cancer cells for self-targeting of primary and metastatic tumors

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …

Cancer cells engineered with CRISPR slay their own kin

Scientists can program the stealth cells to die before creating new tumors.

CRISPR with a heart of gold helps ailing mice

Gene-editing molecules ride gold nanoparticles into the brain.<p>Diabetes<p>17 August 2018<p>Risk of type 2 diabetes is temporarily higher in those who kick …

Fish

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There Could Be a Dangerous Problem With Using CRISPR on Humans, New Research Shows

Dammit.<p>You know already about the promise for CRISPR-Cas9 - it might revolutionize fields from medicine to agriculture.<p>It might also eventually cause …

How to Build an eCommerce Funnel on Facebook

Wondering how to sell more products on Facebook? Looking for tips to target people throughout the customer journey? In this article, you’ll discover …

A troubling link has been found between a cutting-edge gene-editing technology and cancer — and it's sending biotech stocks tumbling

There could be a big issue with a revolutionary gene-editing tool.<p>CRISPR-Cas9 is a gene-editing tool made up of a group of molecules that can find a specific gene in a cell and alter it. In theory, it's supposed to be able to tackle genetic-based diseases like cystic fibrosis and cancer.<p>However, …

A serious new hurdle for CRISPR: Edited cells might cause cancer, two studies find

Editing cells’ genomes with CRISPR-Cas9 might increase the risk that the altered cells, intended to treat disease, will trigger cancer, two studies …

The FDA Has Just Put The Brakes on a Major CRISPR Trial in Humans

"Certain questions" need to be resolved.<p>You've heard it before: CRISPR has the potential to change our lives for the better. But first, we have to …

A CRISPR-Cas9 puzzle revealed by machine learning

The paper in Nature Communications is here: https://go.nature.com/2rKKfAQ<p>During my postdoc in the laboratory of Luciano Marraffini at the Rockefeller …

CRISPR “One Shot" Cell Therapy for Hemophilia Developed

Scientists at the Salk Institute have combined CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing with stem cell technology to generate a one-time, autologous cell therapy for …

George Church, CRISPR Pioneer, Embraces Alternative Tech In Project To Recode A Human Genome

George Church, a Harvard scientist who pioneered the use of the enzyme CRISPR to edit the genes of human cells, will use an alternative, older technology in an effort to recode an entire human genome in hundreds of thousands of locations in order to make it immune to viruses.<p>The news was announced …

Genetics

The WIRED Guide to Crispr

In the early days of gene editing, biologists had a molecular tool kit that was somewhat akin to a printing press. Which is to say, altering DNA was …

Genetic Engineering

CRISPR Screens Stem Cell Genome, Charts Essentialome

Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have generated an atlas of genes—the essentialome —that are essential for the normal growth and …

Genetics

The first "cell-free" CRISPR tech is here to personalize cancer treatment

by Kristin Houser April 19, 2018 Enhanced Humans 47620<p>A single technology can help kill superbugs, slow cancer’s growth, and potentially help us end …

Genetics

Explainer: CRISPR Gene Editing and How It Works

CRISPR harnesses the natural defence mechanisms of some bacteria to cut human DNA strands. Then the DNA strand either heals itself or we inject new …

Genetics

Nature retracts CRISPR 'bull in a china shop' paper about gene editing

A scientific paper about CRISPR's unintended off-target effects that was published last year has now been retracted. <i>Nature Methods</i> published an …

USDA confirms it won't regulate CRISPR gene-edited plants like it does GMOs

A statement issued by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue last week has clarified that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) currently …

CRISPR/Cas9 gene drives in genetically variable and nonrandomly mating wild populations

• F. L. Vanderplank<p>, Hybridization between <i>Glossina</i> species and suggested new method for control of certain species of tsetse.Nature 154, 607–608 (1944).<p>…

Scientific journal officially retracts controversial CRISPR study

Last year, a study published in the journal <i>Nature Methods</i> caused controversy in the scientific community after claiming to find over 100 unintended …

A Flawed Study Shows How Little We Understand Crispr's Effects

Biotech has been betting big on Crispr, the gene-editing technique that promises to snip away some of humanity’s worst diseases. But last May, a …

A journal retracted a controversial paper about CRISPR. The damage might already be done.

A scientific journal just retracted a controversial study that claimed the gene editing tool CRISPR causes a number of unintended mutations, but it …

Crispr’d Food, Coming Soon to a Supermarket Near You

For years now, the US Department of Agriculture has been flirting with the latest and greatest DNA manipulation technologies. Since 2016, it has …

Scientists Who Said CRISPR Is Dangerous Can't Even Replicate Their Own Results

We're not surprised (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻<p>An alarming study that claimed the gene-editing technique CRISPR could produce hundreds of unexpected mutations in …

Gene Editing Just Got So Precise, Researchers Can Change Single Letters of DNA Code

Huge news for fixing genetic diseases.<p>Gene editing has the power to completely reshape our world.<p>It promises everything from fixing the genetic …

Malaria-resistant mosquitoes engineered using CRISPR

Swatting at mosquitoes is a great start, but if we really want to cut down on the hundreds of millions of malaria cases they cause every year, we're …