The GLP is committed to full transparency. Download and review our Annual Report.

Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.
pig human organ transplants fb

8 ways CRISPR is changing the world

Luke Dormehl | 
From saving lives to potentially rescuing coral reefs, here are eight examples of exciting CRISPR projects that showcase just why ...
Screen Shot at PM

How CRISPR gene editing will ‘supercharge’ agriculture

Dyllan Furness | 
[J]ust as corn helped create these civilizations, these civilizations helped create corn through meticulous selective breeding. Today’s grain hardly resembles ...

Level up: CRISPR can now make longer-lasting changes to DNA

Lulu Chang | 
Thanks to new research from a team at Western University, we may be closer than ever to curing some of ...

Building “genetic circuits” in cells could kill tumors by depriving them of oxygen

Luke Dormehl | 
Imagine having cells in your body that can actively repel cancer in a way that makes it theoretically impossible for ...

Everything you need to know about CRISPR gene editing

Tyler Lacoma | 
CRISPR refers to unusual DNA sequences that help protect organisms by identifying threats – especially viruses – and attacking them ...

DNA storage techniques mimic Human Nature

William Harrel | 
Over the past few years, researchers at Harvard, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, ETH Zurich university, and ...