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What we need to know about reports suggesting CRISPR can cause cancer

STAT | 
STAT’s story about CRISPR-edited cells often lacking a functional gene known to prevent cancer caused a bit of a stir... Cut to ...
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Studies warn that CRISPR gene edits could trigger cancer

STAT | 
Editing cells’ genomes with CRISPR-Cas9 might increase the risk that the altered cells, intended to treat disease, will trigger cancer, two studies ...
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Who deserves credit for CRISPR? There’s a ‘profound disconnect between law and science’

STAT | 
One of the world’s richest science awards, given only in alternate years, will go to three discoverers of the CRISPR-Cas9 ...
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Genes linked to schizophrenia significantly increase risk if there are pregnancy complications

STAT | 
Far be it from us to tell 23andMe how to run its business, but if it or any other DNA company wants ...
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Can we recode the human genome to resist viruses?

STAT | 
[T]wo years in, an ambitious project to synthesize genomes — including human ones — is moving on from its shaky ...
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CRISPR patent dispute is back in court. What should we expect?

STAT | 
It’s baaaaack, that reputation-shredding, stock-moving fight to the death over key CRISPR patents. On [April 30] in Washington, D.C., the ...
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Video: How genetics is revolutionizing medicine and disease research

STAT | 
This three-part series of documentary shorts, produced by Retro Report in partnership with STAT, looks back at the roots of three of ...
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CRISPR update calms fears about off-target editing effects

STAT | 
The fear that CRISPR-based genome repair for preventing or treating genetic diseases will be derailed by “editing gone wild” has ...
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Reconstructing genome of ancient bird opens door to reviving lost species

STAT | 
Scientists at Harvard University have assembled the first nearly complete genome of the little bush moa, a flightless bird that ...
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CRISPR as a ‘medical sleuth’: Gene-editing tool could detect Zika, Ebola and cancer

STAT | 
Some of the world’s leading CRISPR labs have, independently, tweaked CRISPR — adding bursts of light here and rings of ...
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Precision CRISPR repairs blindness in mice, could herald human treatments

STAT | 
In genome-editing, the challenge for CRISPR-wielding scientists is to edit only one of the two copies, or alleles, of every ...
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Broken barrier: Monkeys are first primates to be cloned

STAT | 
There have been mice and cows and pigs and camels, bunnies and bantengs and ferrets and dogs, but ever since ...
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Are ‘incredible genes’ protecting President Trump’s health?

STAT | 
Unless someone swipes one of President Trump’s used forks from the Mar-a-Lago dining room and sends it to 23andMe for ...
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Could we fight HIV with new Car-T therapy?

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The same kind of DNA tinkering that produced the first FDA-approved gene therapy for cancer has shown hints of suppressing and even ...
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Typing directly from your brain, and other neuroscience technologies to watch in 2018

Scientific American | 
Here are three fast-moving areas of neuroscience we’ll be watching in 2018: … [S]cientists at Brown University are developing salt-grain-sized ...
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Mars missions: What would long-term space travel do to the brain?

STAT | 
In a NASA-funded study published on [November 1], Dr. Donna Roberts of the Medical University of South Carolina and her ...
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15 years in vegetative slumber, man stirs after brain stimulation

Scientific American | 
Patients who lose consciousness for more than a year are considered extremely unlikely to regain it, but a 35-year-old Frenchman ...
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Despite what you’ve heard, human genome is not completely sequenced

STAT | 
The feat made headlines around the world: “Scientists Say Human Genome is Complete,” the New York Times announced in 2003...There ...
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Harvard’s George Church is revolutionizing evolution

STAT | 
Harvard biologist George Church burst into the headlines (yet again) [recently] when he helped organize a closed-door meeting of scores of ...
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Is it possible that cashew nuts could be as effective as chemotherapy in battling cancer?

STAT | 
Surprising new research scheduled to be unveiled at a major cancer meeting next month suggests that cashews and other tree ...
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Designer pigs could save thousands of lives in China, which lacks an ‘organ-donation culture’

STAT | 
Where other people see bacon, biologist Luhan Yang sees lifesaving organs — hundreds and thousands of them...[Yang] intends to use ...
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At what age should you get screened for prostate cancer?

STAT | 
The last time the US Preventive Services Task Force weighed in on prostate cancer screening via blood tests, in 2012, ...
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Pure bad luck? Two-thirds of cancer mutations may come from random DNA errors

STAT | 
[In the past, a controversial claim was made that] “bad luck,” more than environmental factors or inherited genes, affects whether someone develops ...
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Participate or pay: Legislation would allow US employers to require genetic testing of workers

STAT | 
A little-noticed bill moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing or risk paying a penalty ...
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Zhang vs. Doudna patent ruling: Broad Institute holds patents but University of California may appeal

STAT | 
The US patent office ruled [Feb. 15] that hotly disputed patents on the revolutionary genome-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 belong to the ...
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Human-pig ‘chimera’: Ethics and medical promise of growing human organs in animals

STAT | 
Pig embryos that had been injected with human stem cells when they were only a few days old began to ...
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“Early” intervention can be too late: Cancer cells spread much sooner than assumed

STAT | 
Cancer cells are able to spread from a nascent tumor much earlier than scientists long thought and are more adept than ...
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Pioneer company in genetic cancer testing criticizes rivals with claims of inaccuracies

STAT | 
No company has had a more profound impact on inherited breast and ovarian cancer than Myriad Genetics. Its DNA test ...