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CRISPR

Modification of embryo genes to create disease-free babies cannot yet be deemed safe, say experts

An international commission aimed to provide a framework for countries considering the use of the technology.

03 Sep 2020 10:20 PM

No sound scientific reason to perform CRISPR on babies, says scientists

He's conducted CRISPR on the human embryos to prevent HIV transmission.

04 May 2019 3:47 PM

US researchers begin CRISPR gene editing trials on humans

CRISPR is a technique in which modifications are made at the DNA level with the potential to cure many diseases.

18 Apr 2019 10:26 AM

Threat of bio-terror from CRISPR

CRISPR-Cas9 technology enables scientists to edit the DNA by removing, adding or altering sections of the DNA sequence.

12 Mar 2019 6:37 AM

CRISPR twins may be the first humans with ‘accidentally’ enhanced brains

CRISPR remains a controversial use of science and technology regarded by the critics as ‘irresponsible.’

24 Feb 2019 12:04 PM

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Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

The young scientist, He Jiankui, saw the power of this tool, called CRISPR, to transform genes.

03 Dec 2018 10:58 AM

Gene editing can make 'chocolate trees' disease resistant

Reliable productivity from cacao plants is essential to the multibillion-dollar chocolate industry.

14 May 2018 5:21 PM

Turning bacteria into 'world's smallest tape recorders'

Through a few clever molecular hacks, researchers have converted a natural bacterial immune system into a recorder.

25 Nov 2017 2:08 PM

Cell wise: Storing movies in bacteria

CRISPR technology converts bacteria into a hard disk in which information can be stored.

31 Aug 2017 3:41 AM

Cell wise: Storing movies in bacteria

CRISPR technology converts bacteria into a hard disk in which information can be stored.

27 Aug 2017 2:24 AM

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Posthuman age offers wonders and terrors alike

There are more mundane applications as well, of course, and identification chips are already in use.

08 Aug 2017 6:22 AM

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