CRISPR-Edited Chickens Made Immune To A Common Virus

CRISPR genome editing has been used to make chickens immune to a common virus. The approach could boost meat and egg production globally while improving welfare. The modified chickens exhibited no signs... Read more »

China Confirms the Birth of the Third CRISPR baby through He Jiankui’s Experiments

State news agency Xinhua stated that three scientists involved—He, Qin Jinzhou  and Zhang Renli —had been detained for their involvement previously this week. The report said He was punished to... Read more »

CRISPR will soon replace antibiotics

In character, the gene-editing tool Crispr protects bacteria against viruses. Now it’s being used in the battle against superbugs and the flu. Read more »

CRISPR Trials To Treat Blindness In The US

An upcoming human study will use CRISPR genome editing technique to treat an eye disorder that causes blindness. The study will be conducted in the US later this year,... Read more »

Is LEAPER a Safer Substitute to CRISPR?

The researchers from Peking University have developed a new gene-editing technique that they say could have profound effects on the treatment of certain diseases. The scientists believe that it... Read more »

Now CRISPR Being Used To Modify Deafness Gene

Recently, Dr. He Jiaung revealed that he has produced gene-edited babies, claiming it would prevent babies from inheriting their father’s HIV. The Chinese scientist has opened the doors for... Read more »

The 3rd CRISPR Baby

It came as a bolt in the blue when in the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing, it was revealed that the Chinese biophysicist, ‘He Jiankui’ had brought... Read more »

CRISPR Cured HIV In Mice

For the first time, scientists say they have eliminated HIV virus from the DNA of mice, a significant step in the right direction towards a difficult cure for humans.... Read more »

Did CRISPR help—or harm—the first-ever gene-edited babies? | Science

He Jiankui provided a slide at a Hong Kong, China, genome-editing top that revealed DNA series from the modified CCR5 genes in the twin ladies. NATIONAL ACADEMIES/FLICKR (CC BY-NC-SA... Read more »

United States Officially Starts Using CRISPR on Humans

In June 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offered a University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) research study group the grant begin a human CRISPR trial. On Monday, 15th April,... Read more »