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Gene drive alternative uses CRISPR to control insect populations by creating sterile males

Scientists at the University of California (UC) San Diego and UC Berkeley have developed a new approach to controlling disease-carrying ...
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Saving our bacon: Gene editing could protect pigs from deadly virus

The meat and poultry industry is in need of novel methods to stave off infection. A group from the College of ...
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Reducing HIV replication with CRISPR could lead to effective cure

Scientists in Japan have used CRISPR-Cas9 technology to stop human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) replication in latently infected T cells that ...
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‘One shot’ treatment for hemophilia B uses CRISPR and stem cells

Scientists at the Salk Institute have combined CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing with stem cell technology to generate a one-time, autologous cell therapy for the genetic ...
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Precision medicine to tackle ‘world’s biggest killer’ cardiovascular disease

Mark Semigran | 
While there have been significant gains against cancer, precision medicine has produced far less progress in the world’s biggest killer—cardiovascular ...
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Pursuing ‘organic gene therapy’ for sickle cell anemia and beta thalassemia

Scientists in Australia have solved a 50-year-old mystery that could lead to the development of new gene therapies for blood ...
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Good with the bad: Cancer and life-saving stem cells stimulated by same gene

Life, it seems, is not without a sense of irony, as a research team led by investigators at the Johns ...
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Could CRISPR revolution help streamline US, EU regulations of GM crop technology?

Nathan Billings, Nishat Shaikh, Brian Reese | 
Under current US and contemplated EU regulation, when CRISPR is used to modify a handful of nucleotides to knockin or ...
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GMOs and carbon fixation: Trapping CO2 in engineered plants and trees to convert it to energy

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) may outgrow Frankenfood production. Soon, they may take over Frankenfixation, the industrial conversion of atmospheric carbon ...
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Biotech leaders worried Trump presidency could spark “brain drain”

The day following the election of Donald J. Trump as President, a survey of leaders in biotechnology in the United ...

Endurance training triggers wide variety of changes in gene activity

The physiological impact of regular endurance training can be visualized over time and is often used to prevent cardiovascular disease, ...

Genes ‘jump’ from one cell to another in patterned ways

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. While jumping genes may ...
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Years of stem cell research finally bearing medical applications

Angela Zimmermann | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Clinical stem cell applications ...
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Scientists discover potential solution to antibiotic resistant bacteria

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists at Harvard say ...

Fathers’ lifestyle, age affect children’s epigenome

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists from the Georgetown ...

Autism, bipolar disorder share similar genetic risk factors

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Complex neurological disorders, such ...

Disruptions in adolescent brain development may signal risk for autism, schizophrenia

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A research team led ...

Skin cells reprogrammed into heart and brain cells

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Cellular reprogramming of stem ...

Mass genome sequencing likely best shot for cancer ‘magic bullet’

Patricia Dimond | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As breast cancer specialist ...

To fight cancer, researchers propose amping up body’s immune system

Ian Clift | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Within the past decade ...

Newly discovered from ‘cellular trash pile’ stem cell plays vital role in fetal development

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Researchers at Michigan State ...

African sleeping sickness may be treated with epigenetic modification

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Parasitic infections are particularly ...

Heart disease, neurodevelopmental problems linked to similar genes

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. An NIH-funded study led ...

Prenatal smoking exposure effects stick around in genes

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A collaborative research team ...

People should shun universal dietary advice for personalized regimens

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. This Thanksgiving, before you ...

Non-invasive genetic screening safer alternative for prenatal tests

Douglas S. Rabin | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Peering into the human ...

Genetic tests makes prenatal health screenings safer, more reliable

Jeffrey S. Buguliskis | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As one of the ...

Tumors defy Darwinian selection, new research shows

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  New answers may have ...
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