How CRISPR gene editing is revolutionizing the world–and why we need to cautious about it

How CRISPR gene editing is revolutionizing the world–and why we need to cautious about it

Emily Folk | 
Until recently, gene editing used to be relegated to science fiction novels and movies. The idea of being able to ...
Xenotransplantation: Pig organ transplants into humans could be achieved as soon as 2019 in China

Xenotransplantation: Pig organ transplants into humans could be achieved as soon as 2019 in China

Tibi Puiu | 
Chinese scientists are now desperately seeking government approval to launch a clinical trial for xenotransplantation. The goal is to have ...

Scientists cut HIV from animal cells using CRISPR gene editing

Mihai Andrei | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For the first time ...

How do genes evolve?

Rich Feldenberg | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Just as whole organisms ...

Consumers opposition to GMOs based mostly on “intuition” and not science

Tibi Puiu | 
Approximately 88 percent of U.S. scientists agree that GMOs are safe to eat, but this position is only shared by 37 percent of laymen ...

Newly discovered organism may bridge evolutionary gap between simple and complex cells

Mihai Andrei | 
The discovery of a new microorganism may help bridge the knowledge gap between simple and complex cellular organisms, also shedding ...