Tag: gene editing

Fungi Join the Fight Against Malaria

Fungi Join the Fight Against Malaria

Gene-edited fungi have been used to fight against malaria by infecting mosquitoes.

Are some of us “immune” to genome editing?

Are some of us “immune” to genome editing?

Crispr-Cas9 seems like a promising system to treat human disease but what if humans are immune to it?

Your Guide to the CRISPR Babies

Your Guide to the CRISPR Babies

Imagine a future in which we can edit genes like a sentence in Microsoft Word. We could highlight, delete, and correct a section of a gene known to cause disease, virtually eliminating the devastating genetic illnesses that cost the world billions of dollars and countless…

Putting the Brakes on CRISPR

Putting the Brakes on CRISPR

CRISPR-Cas9, more commonly referred to as CRISPR, has been one of the hottest terms in science over the last few years. For goodness sake, Jennifer Lopez is the executive producer of the prospective NBC bio-terror drama CRISPR, which is centered around the gene-editing technique. Starting…