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These jellyfish seem to cheat death. What’s their secret?
Marine biologists think one species of jellies may hold some clues to reversing aging.
The gene-edited Chinese twins represent a multi-generational ethical quandary
It’s time to talk about informed consent.
CRISPR has many promising applications—but the gene-edited twins represent something more troubling
Editing human embryos makes far more permanent changes than tweaks to adult DNA.
Humans are natural runners—and this ancient gene mutation might have helped
Your muscles are ready to run, whether you like it or not.
‘Zombie genes’ could be why so few elephants die of cancer
Elephants are bringing a genetic gun to a cancer knife-fight.
How jumping genes hijack their way into the next generation of babies
Where do transposons do their transposing?
The FDA just approved a game-changing cancer treatment
CAR T-cell immunotherapy is a brand new way treat cancer.
U.S. researchers have used gene editing to combat heart disease in human embryos
The effort was strictly for practice, but represent a major first step in its potential future clinical use.
Researchers used CRISPR to encode a movie into DNA
Scientists are using gene editing to try to slow cancer growth
With more research, CRISPR could give us a new cancer treatment.