Researchers Claim to Have Cured Two Babies of Leukaemia

A team of doctors in the UK claim to have cured two babies of leukaemia by treating them with genetically engineered donor cells. The experiments, which involved engineering T ...

January 26, 2017 at 5:30 pm by

First CRISPR Gene Editing Trials on Humans Approved

A team of doctors from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine have become the first to be approved to begin trials using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing ...

June 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm by

HIV May Not Be Stopped By Gene Editing

We are often taught that in order to solve a problem we break it down to its simplest parts and then deal with each part on its own. Some scientists have taken this to heart ...

April 11, 2016 at 4:40 pm by

UK Scientists to Begin Gene-Editing Human Embryos

UK scientists have been given permission by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority to use gene-editing techniques to modify human embryos.  Dr Kathy Niakan and the ...

February 1, 2016 at 5:33 pm by

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