'Molecular scalpel': Gene-editing technique promises greater precision

‘Molecular scalpel’: Gene-editing technique promises greater precision

A scientific team from in the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research (NNF-CPR), at the University of Copenhagen, has ...
Pediatric cancer: Can CRISPR gene editing help?

Pediatric cancer: Can CRISPR gene editing help?

[Simone T. Sredni, associate professor of pediatric neurosurgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine] said that after so many years ...

Commonplace helper cells may have key role in nerve regeneration

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have found a switch that redirects helper cells in the peripheral nervous system into ...

Scientists hope largest ever coral gene database can help save ocean ecosystem

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Coral reefs - stunning, ...

Stem cells, CRISPR/Cas9 explored for possible HIV treatment

“Berlin Patient” Timothy Brown was cured of HIV after he received stem cells from a patient naturally immune to the ...

CRISPR technology successfully targets HPV

Researchers have hijacked a defense system normally used by bacteria to fend off viral infections and redirected it against the ...

Mutation that makes toxic protein responsible for cardiac aging in patients with rare aging disease

Children with progeria, a rare disorder that causes premature aging, die in their teens of ailments that are common in ...

MRSA’s genetics affect how toxic it will be

The spread of the antibiotic-resistant pathogen MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) remains a concerning public health problem, especially among doctors trying ...

Gene therapy treatment extends lives of mice with fatal disease

A team of University of Missouri researchers has found that introducing a missing gene into the central nervous system could ...

Pediatric tumors traced to stem cells in developing brain

Stem cells that come from a specific part of the developing brain help fuel the growth of brain tumors caused ...
Human model of Huntington's disease created from skin's stem cells

Human model of Huntington’s disease created from skin’s stem cells

An international consortium of Huntington’s disease experts, including several from the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at ...

Seed size Is controlled by maternally produced small RNAs

Seed size is controlled by small RNA molecules inherited from a plant’s mother, a discovery from scientists at The University ...