CRISPR

Chinese Scientists Will Use CRISPR Gene Editing on Humans for the First Time

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The trial could pave the way for more CRISPR-based treatments in the future, potentially revolutionizing the way we treat diseases.

Gene Editing could destroy latent viruses in the human body like herpes

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Herpes viruses can be implicated in blindness, birth defects and even cancer, and as yet, we cant rid ourselves of them.

Powerful New Gene-Editing Tool May Finally Be Used on Humans

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Using CRISPR, researchers would genetically modify the T cells so that when theyre put back into the patient, they go after myeloma, melanoma, and sarcoma tumour cells.

CRISPR enhancements: improving the ability to delete genes

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists have found a way to improve the efficiency of the gene editing technology, CRISPR/Cas9.

CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Posted in Featured, Science on 22nd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The CRISPR/Cas9 technique is a massive discovery, that may already be on its way to being outdated and replaced with something even better.