Genome editing paying off: Knockout human gene libraries help correct disease-causing genetic defects

CRISPR technology is an approach to genome editing that has skyrocketed to stardom because of its speed, ease of use, ...

“Gene surgery” may replace prescription pills

Instead of taking prescription pills to treat their ailments, patients may one day opt for genetic 'surgery' — using an ...

New genetic ‘editing’ technique raises the specter of human enhancement

It’s got Nobel Prize written all over it. The scientific innovation, CRISPR, which enables accurate ‘editing’ of DNA (compared to ...
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Precision gene editing paves way for monkey models of genetic disease

A new precise technique for editing genes may allow researchers to to create genetically modified monkeys and develop treatments for ...