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CRISPR breaks ground as a one-shot treatment for a rare disease
CRISPR reached a big milestone this year by treating a disease inside the body—here's what's next for the technology.
The first swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes is about to hit the US
The lab-raised insects are expected to pass on a gene that kills disease-transmitting females—but some experts are dubious.
Two women just won the Nobel Prize for their work on the gene-editing technique CRISPR
The technology can alter human, plant, and microbial DNA with relative ease and extreme precision.
Doctors altered a person’s genes with CRISPR for the first time in the U.S. Here’s what could be next.
A woman with sickle cell anemia had her genes edited to make normal functioning red blood cells.
Gene editing could help eliminate HIV
A combination of two treatments rid mice of the retrovirus.
The gene mutation that protects against HIV could also shorten lives
Genetics is never so simple.
To protect the world’s pasta, scientists peered inside fettuccine’s DNA
Durum wheat's genome will help scientists make the crop hardier.
Megapixels: CRISPR turned these lizards into ghosts
Albino lizards? For spring? Groundbreaking
Gene-edited animals could help humanity, but they’re in ‘regulatory limbo’
They aren’t regulated under international pronouncements in the same way humans are.
We need to police gene editing. The World Health Organization agrees.
The Committee plans to examine the scientific, ethical, social, and legal implications.