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In-body gene editing successful in first trial, targeting Hunter syndrome

Nature | 
A therapy that edits genes directly in the human body might be safe, suggest early findings from the first trial ...
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Landmark cancer tumor drug Keytruda hampered by glitches

Nature | 
A landmark cancer drug approved last year seemed to herald a long-anticipated change in the treatment of some tumours: with ...
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Glory of plants in 3D: CRISPR gene-editing, imaging technology unlock genetic secrets

Nature | 
Advances in imaging technology — allowing researchers to peer inside plant structures in 3D — mean that biologists are seeking ...
Combatants prepping for next skirmish in battle over CRISPR patents

Combatants prepping for next skirmish in battle over CRISPR patents

Nature | 
The long-running battle over US patents for CRISPR–Cas9 gene editing continues. On 25 October, the Broad Institute of Cambridge, Massachusetts, filed ...
Ancient corn genome could unlock secrets of crop diversity and adaptation

Ancient corn genome could unlock secrets of crop diversity and adaptation

Nature | 
[Kelly Swarts, a quantitative geneticist, and her] team sequenced the genomes of fifteen 1,900-year-old maize cobs found in [a Utah ...
DNA movies? Gene editor CRISPR used to store 'movie' in bacteria

DNA movies? Gene editor CRISPR used to store ‘movie’ in bacteria

Nature | 
Internet users have a variety of format options in which to store their movies, and biologists have now joined the ...
How DNA from 100-year-old tumor could bolster treatment of rare childhood cancers

How DNA from 100-year-old tumor could bolster treatment of rare childhood cancers

Nature | 
Deep in the basement archives of London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children reside the patient records that cancer researcher ...
Immune cells that attack tumors may dictate the success or failure of therapy

Immune cells that attack tumors may dictate the success or failure of therapy

Nature | 
Detailed maps of the immune cells that surround tumours could suggest fresh therapeutic targets, point out biological markers that can ...
CRISPR gene editing calls into question results of older genetics studies

CRISPR gene editing calls into question results of older genetics studies

Nature | 
[Jason Sheltzer, a cancer biologist at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York] and his team joined an expanding club ...
Pre-Cancer Genome Atlas: Tracking tumors to determine why they turn from benign to dangerous

Pre-Cancer Genome Atlas: Tracking tumors to determine why they turn from benign to dangerous

Nature | 
At the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in Washington DC, researchers gathered on April 2 to discuss ...
Drones and robots revolutionizing plant breeding, combating climate change

Drones and robots revolutionizing plant breeding, combating climate change

Nature | 
The use of drones and robots is also on the rise as researchers pursue the ‘quantified plant’ — one in ...
5 unsolved mysteries about CRISPR

5 unsolved mysteries about CRISPR

Nature | 
[Despite knowing a lot about CRISPR, scientists] are still puzzling over some basic questions about the system and how it works ...
Personalized medicine industry in distress over Supreme Court's tightening of patent laws

Personalized medicine industry in distress over Supreme Court’s tightening of patent laws

Nature | 
Rejections for US patents related to personalized medicine have spiked after recent Supreme Court decisions tightened the rules for such ...
Scientists already looking for better alternatives to CRISPR

Scientists already looking for better alternatives to CRISPR

Nature | 
The CRISPR–Cas9 tool enables scientists to alter genomes practically at will...But for all the devotion, CRISPR–Cas9 has its limitations. It ...

‘Unsung heroes’ of CRISPR often overshadowed by growing celebrity of lead discoverers

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Today, CRISPR is a ...
USDA to overhaul regulatory process for biotech crops to incorporate advances in gene editing

USDA to overhaul regulatory process for biotech crops to incorporate advances in gene editing

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . . Improved ...

What’s next for CRISPR patent dispute?

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. There is no shortage ...

Gene edited mosquitoes could wipe out malaria forever

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Mutant mosquitoes engineered to ...

Unproven ‘miracle cure’ cancer treatment blocked by Brazilian court

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A court in the ...

CRISPR upgrade may make gene editing even simpler

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The CRISPR/Cas9 technique is ...
UK scientists apply for first-ever human embryo gene editing license

UK scientists apply for first-ever human embryo gene editing license

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Scientists in London have ...

Debating perils and promise of gene editing

Nature | 
“Crap!” That was the first word out of Kevin Esvelt’s mouth as he scanned a paper published in Science in March. The work ...
First strong genetic links to depression identified

First strong genetic links to depression identified

Nature News | 
Jonathan Flint knew the odds of finding genetic sequences linked to depression were slim: a study of 9,000 people with major ...

Microbes and insects could boost plant health, improve farm yields

Nature | 
A plant may be rooted in place, but it is never lonely. There are bacteria in, on and near it, ...

Are concerns over danger of CRISPR eclipsing potential benefits?

Nature | 
CRISPR is causing a major upheaval in biomedical research. Unlike other gene-editing methods, it is cheap, quick and easy to ...
Stem cell therapy for vision loss shows promising first results

Stem cell therapy for vision loss shows promising first results

Nature | 
A company that has spent more than 20 years trying to develop treatments based on embryonic stem cells is taking ...

3D-printed replacement organs may be close at hand

Nature | 
The advent of three-dimensional (3D) printing has generated a swell of interest in artificial organs meant to replace, or even ...

Genetic tests in clinic fall short for prescribing best cancer therapy

Nature | 
Many cancer patients in clinics across the United States might be getting inaccurate information from DNA analyses that are intended ...