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Rewriting the genome with surgical precision

New, precise methods for genome engineering, like CRISPR and TALENs are poised to change the face of genetic disease ...
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Latest on rewriting genomes, humans’ included

A genetic modification system, CRISPR/Cas, has shown breakthrough success in primates and is poised to make the futurists' dreams of ...

CRISPR can create viable, genetically modified monkeys

Researchers at Nanjing Medical University and Yunnan Key Laboratory of Primate Biomedical Research in Kunming, China, have created genetically modified ...

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 ...
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