CRISPR gene drives have been deployed in plants — opening the way to breeding resilient crops better able to withstand drought and disease

CRISPR gene drives have been deployed in plants — opening the way to breeding resilient crops better able to withstand drought and disease

With a goal of breeding resilient crops that are better able to withstand drought and disease, University of California San ...
Video: Here’s how synthetic flies could become a major tool in the quest to control insect-borne diseases

Video: Here’s how synthetic flies could become a major tool in the quest to control insect-borne diseases

CRISPR-based technologies offer enormous potential to benefit human health and safety, from disease eradication to fortified food supplies. As one ...
Why did humans survive while our Denisovan and Neanderthal cousins died out? Just one gene could have made all the difference

Why did humans survive while our Denisovan and Neanderthal cousins died out? Just one gene could have made all the difference

Stem cells, the self-renewing precursors of other cell types, can be used to build brain organoids [or] "mini brains" in ...
Advanced cancers in humans linked to rogue evolutionary mutation

Advanced cancers in humans linked to rogue evolutionary mutation

Compared to chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary cousins, humans are particularly prone to developing advanced carcinomas — the type of tumors ...
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Gene drive system that can eliminate many transmissible diseases, from Zika to Yellow Fever, likely now can be done with little or no risk

Although the newest gene drives have been proven to spread efficiently as designed in laboratory settings, concerns have been raised ...
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