DNA

'Designer cells' reverse one-year-old's leukaemia

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

'The technology is moving very fast, the ability to target very specific regions of the genome have suddenly become much more efficient'

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.

23andMe raises $115M to grow its DNA health test technology globally

Posted in Science on 15th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The company offers customers a report with information about your health and ancestry, covering 254 diseases and conditions.

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.