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Gene-editing: A Controversial Legacy

The field of genetics is a relatively young science, beginning with Gregor Mendel’s studies on the inheritance of traits in […]

Say Goodbye to Trial and Error: New Machine Learning Tool Improves Efficiency of Prime Editing

In a recent paper, published in Nature Biotechnology, scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute have developed a machine learning tool […]

CRISPR competitor? Deep-learning model for zinc finger design aids transcription factor reprogramming

A new study, published in Nature, outlines an AI-based approach that could help overcome some of the challenges with zinc […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 14th January

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief covering – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! […]

Variant-to-gene mapping uncovers genetic link to sleep regulation

A team of researchers from Texas A&M University, the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have uncovered […]

A new CRISPR protein may be the key to better viral diagnostics

A team of researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have discovered a new CRISPR-associated (Cas) protein that can […]

CRISPR-based therapy alleviates Huntington’s disease symptoms in mouse models

Researchers have investigated the application of RNA-targeting CRISPR technology in the treatment of Huntington’s disease (HD). The study, published in […]

Predictive models could identify oncogenic genetic events

Researchers have shown that some cancer-causing genetic events are underpinned by regulatory gene activity. The study, published in Nature, highlights […]

Mechanism of Cas removal from DNA uncovered

Researchers have uncovered the underlying mechanism that removes Cas proteins from DNA. The study, published in Nature Structural & Molecular […]

Whole gene replacement possible with new gene-editing tool

Researchers have developed a new tool that could potentially ‘cut’ out faulty genes and ‘paste’ in full-length copies of corrected […]