CRISPR

Editas will test CRISPR gene editing in humans in 2017

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Editas CEO Katrine Bosley said the company hopes to start a clinical trial in 2017 to treat a rare form of blindness using CRISPR, a groundbreaking gene-editing technology.

A CRISPR variation that wont introduce new DNA to plants

Posted in Science on 25th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have altered CRISPR so that it can knock out genes without introducing new ones. The modifications might not even qualify as genetically modified foods.

DuPont Predicts CRISPR Plants on Dinner Plates in Five Years

Posted in Science on 11th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Powerful and possibly unregulated, gene editing starts new boom in GMOs.

The Genomics Revolution:

Posted in Featured, Medicine on 1st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

From evolution by natural selection to evolution by intelligent direction.

Gene Editing Startup Raises $120 Million to Apply CRISPR to Medicine

Posted in Business on 10th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Editas Medicine has raised $120 million to create treatments with CRISPR, including ones for cancers, retinal disease, and sickle cell anemia.