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Chinese researcher’s claims of gene-edited babies prompts investigation

MIT Technology Review | 
A Chinese researcher who claims to have created the first gene-edited babies, He Jiankui of the Southern University of Science and ...
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Inside a couple’s quest to pay for an experimental gene therapy to save their children

MIT Technology Review | 
“We need your help, we really do,” Gary [Landsman] says, his voice breaking. The Landsmans’ two sons—Benny, then 18 months, ...
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Storing movies on DNA pellets? School-bus-sized gene storage machine may help pave the way

MIT Technology Review | 
In a world awash with data, DNA is a hugely compact way to store it. The data on every iPhone, PC, ...
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Why is former basketball player Shawn Bradley so tall? His DNA could offer the answer

MIT Technology Review | 
As a first-round draft pick from Brigham Young University, Shawn Bradley caused a hubbub during the 1993 NBA draft. That ...
CRISPR treatment for dogs with muscular dystrophy could one day lead to a cure for humans

CRISPR treatment for dogs with muscular dystrophy could one day lead to a cure for humans

MIT Technology Review | 
Dogs suffering from muscular dystrophy are having their genomes edited with CRISPR, and the results are “mind-blowing.” Researchers from Texas ...
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Rekindling the debate over using CRISPR to edit human embryos

MIT Technology Review | 
Facing criticism from fellow scientists, the researcher behind the world’s largest effort to edit human embryos with CRISPR is vowing ...
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Can genes predict our chances of educational success?

MIT Technology Review | 
The largest-ever genetic study on human cognition has found more than 1,000 links between people’s genes and how far they ...
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Scientist chases cure for her rare brain disorder using ‘clear genetic blueprint’

MIT Technology Review | 
In 2011, Sonia Vallabh was handed a genetic report that contained a death sentence. But it also held a map ...
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Could printable lungs solve transplant shortage?

MIT Technology Review | 
[Recently] I had the chance to hold a replica of the upper part of a human airway—the windpipe plus the ...
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What do we have to fear from synthetic bioweapons?

MIT Technology Review | 
A study ordered by the US Department of Defense has concluded that new genetic-engineering tools are expanding the range of malicious ...
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Will this ‘germ game’ help us prepare for a terror attack using a bioengineered virus?

MIT Technology Review | 
In June 2001, a group of government officials and journalists play-acted their way through a “germ game,” a fictional scenario ...
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This journalist lost a bet, and now he has to put his DNA results on the internet

MIT Technology Review | 
It all started after the arrest of the alleged Golden State Killer in April. Police had uploaded crime-scene DNA to ...
Can we reverse aging in dogs through gene therapy? If so, humans could be next.

Can we reverse aging in dogs through gene therapy? If so, humans could be next.

MIT Technology Review | 
The world’s most influential synthetic biologist is behind a new company that plans to rejuvenate dogs using gene therapy. If ...
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So we can clone our pets—are we moving closer to humans?

MIT Technology Review | 
The story that sent shivers up my spine...was about Monni Must, a Michigan portrait photographer who paid to clone Billy ...
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Gene therapy and rare diseases: ‘Is curing patients a sustainable business model?’

MIT Technology Review | 
An analyst at Goldman Sachs asked a troubling question...about gene therapy. “Is curing patients a sustainable business model?” In social media, reactions ...
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MIT Media Lab halts relationship with startup Nectome over storing their brains in fatal ‘brain uploads’

MIT Technology Review | 
The MIT Media Lab will sever ties with a brain-embalming company that promoted euthanasia to people hoping for digital immortality ...
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Precision education: DNA test for intelligence could be on the horizon

MIT Technology Review | 
Ready for a world in which a $50 DNA test can predict your odds of earning a PhD or forecast ...
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Battling ‘fatty liver’ disease obesity by identifying and gene-silencing mutations

MIT Technology Review | 
The search for mutations that conjure medical superpowers has turned up people who are resistant to liver disease, even if ...
Counting on Trump: Approval of biotech animals may rely on circumventing FDA

Counting on Trump: Approval of biotech animals may rely on circumventing FDA

MIT Technology Review | 
The lobbying effort to get the FDA out of the way of biotech animals is under way. ... [Recombinetics] is ...
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DNA fortune telling: Genetic tests could determine disease destiny from birth

MIT Technology Review | 
There’s never been data available on as many people’s genes as there is today. And that wealth of information is ...
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Searching for sleep: Genome mining project looks for insomnia links

MIT Technology Review | 
In a genetic study of unprecedented size, scientists have searched for inherited causes of insomnia in the DNA [of] 1,310,010 ...
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Gene therapy setback? Animal deaths in treating muscular dystrophy spark new concerns over high doses

MIT Technology Review | 
An influential scientist involved in gene therapy’s biggest setback, the death of a study volunteer 19 years ago, has issued a ...
Is President Trump pro-GMO?

Is President Trump pro-GMO?

MIT Technology Review | 
“We are streamlining regulations that have blocked cutting-edge biotechnology, setting free our farmers to innovate, thrive, and to grow,” Trump told a ...
Will new wave of gene-edited crops ease public fear of GMO food?

Will new wave of gene-edited crops ease public fear of GMO food?

MIT Technology Review | 
To many scientists, the potential of gene editing seems nearly limitless, offering a new way to rapidly create plants that ...
California cherry farmers look to 'gene drive' technology to kill invasive fruit flies

California cherry farmers look to ‘gene drive’ technology to kill invasive fruit flies

MIT Technology Review | 
Since it first appeared in Northern California in 2008, the spotted-wing drosophila, a type of fruit fly native to Asia, ...
‘Semi-synthetic’ organism expands DNA base alphabet

‘Semi-synthetic’ organism expands DNA base alphabet

MIT Technology Review | 
Every living thing on Earth stores the instructions for life as DNA, using the four genetic bases A, G, C, ...
Why personal genetics company Helix sparks intense criticism

Why personal genetics company Helix sparks intense criticism

MIT Technology Review | 
It can’t be good when America’s most famous cardiologist, one with 114,000 Twitter followers, posts to social media that your ...
Synthetic bionics: E. coli pills could boost body's ability to absorb ammonia in the gut

Synthetic bionics: E. coli pills could boost body’s ability to absorb ammonia in the gut

MIT Technology Review | 
Synlogic of Cambridge, Massachusetts, the company behind the unusual study, is testing what it calls “synthetic biotics,” or bacteria engineered ...
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