CRISPR

Scientists Edited Human Embryos To Prevent Heart Disease

The US scientists used CRISPR to genetically edit human embryos to remove a disease gene, which is the basis for trying to create the first gene-modified people, according to the MIT Technology Review. According to the report, Shoukhrat Mitalipov and colleagues at

New CRISPR Technique Targets and Destroys Cancer’s Command Center

The past several months have been no less than astounding ones for the CRISPR gene-editing tool. In September, 2016, researchers in Germany discovered a way to use CRISPR to edit out cancer mutations. In November, Chinese researchers used CRISPR technology on a

The Patent Battle Over Revolutionary CRISPR Gene-Editing Tech Just Went Global

In December, the life sciences world witnessed a milestone in the intellectual rights battle for the groundbreaking CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology in the U.S. Back then, the big winners were the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University and scientist Feng Zhang,

Can Immortality Be Achieved Through Science?

It is possible that the first human to live forever has already been born? Scientists are working on genetic editing, artificial intelligence and robotics that will be implemented into human bodies in the near future, Joinfo.com reports with reference to World

Biologists Plan to Bring the Woolly Mammoth Back to Life by 2019

CRISPR is a revolutionary gene editing technique that can modify any region of the genome of any species with high precision and accuracy, and it does so without harming other genes. Researchers have used this technique to cure sickle cell disease, fight famine,