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Cure for sickle cell diseases inches closer with launch of gene therapy trial

Cure for sickle cell diseases inches closer with launch of gene therapy trial

Lisa Krieger | Mercury News | 
For 65 years, scientists have known the cause of sickle cell disease but have been unable to cure it without ...

UC Berkeley loses another round in legal dispute with Broad Institute over CRISPR patents

Lisa Krieger | Mercury News | 
A federal appeals court has rejected arguments that UC Berkeley has exclusive rights to patents for the powerful CRISPR gene-editing ...
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Exercise and weight loss: 23andMe study to explore how much genes matter

Ethan Baron | Mercury News | 
23andMe, following a banner Christmas season for sales of its personal DNA-testing kits, has just announced a large-scale study intended ...

Can we solve the patent issues that threaten CRISPR research?

Lawrence Horn | Mercury News | 
[Editor's note: Lawrence Horn is President and CEO of MPEG LA, which provides licenses for standards and other technology platforms.] Although recent ...
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