Crippling costs blunt potential of drugs harvested from living cells

Crippling costs blunt potential of drugs harvested from living cells

Biologics are drugs grown in living cells, rather than produced through chemical reactions. They can be incredibly effective, but are ...
CRISPR revolution: How scientists are turning gene-editing hype into food and medical breakthroughs

CRISPR revolution: How scientists are turning gene-editing hype into food and medical breakthroughs

The powerful gene-editing tool is becoming ubiquitous, appearing in the media with ever increasing frequency. But it's more than just ...
Drug weapons: Computer designed proteins prepare to battle the next pandemic

Drug weapons: Computer designed proteins prepare to battle the next pandemic

Researchers are using computer modeling to design new antiviral proteins that could slow down, or stop, global outbreaks of deadly ...
Cancer quest: Can we drive down the cost of promising immunotherapy treatments?

Cancer quest: Can we drive down the cost of promising immunotherapy treatments?

The so-called fourth pillar of cancer therapy still has a major drawback - high cost that make gold appear cheap ...
CRISPR study reporting 'off-target mutations' draws skepticism from other researchers

CRISPR study reporting ‘off-target mutations’ draws skepticism from other researchers

A new study found an alarming number of “off-target mutations” in mice that had their genes edited with CRISPR. But ...