genetic engineering

An AI Tool Just Revealed Almost 200 New Systems For CRISPR Gene Editing

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Nov, 2023
by Alex Muller

This month, a team at MIT and Harvard led by CRISPR pioneer Dr. Feng Zhang took inspiration from an existing big-data approach and used AI to narrow the sea of genetic sequences to a handful that are similar to known CRISPR systems.

Gene Therapy produces Dopamine in the Brain as path to Parkinsons treatment

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Massachusetts company, is testing the idea in Parkinsons patients whove agreed to undergo brain surgery and an injection of new DNA.

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The CRISPR/Cas9 technique is a massive discovery, that may already be on its way to being outdated and replaced with something even better.

Improved version of CRISPR gene editing tool eliminates errors

Posted in Featured, Science on 7th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

These precise enzymes hope to expedite genetic engineering so that CRISPRs possible applications can become realities.

Turning Red Blood Cells into Versatile Drug Carriers

Posted in Science on 10th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

A startup aims to treat hard-to-treat diseases with genetically modified blood cells.