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Neutralising gene drives

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed two new genetic systems that halt or eliminate gene drives […]

Just one base at a time

The advancements in base editing, a new genome editing approach, have generated a lot of excitement amongst scientists in recent […]

Discovery of hypercompact CasΦ protein sparks excitement in genetic engineering potential

Since the discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 system in 2012, the potential of editing genes for improved agricultural output and treatment […]

Studies find CRISPR gene-editing of human embryos give rise to unwanted results.

CRISPR gene-editing is a technique that allows the genomes of living organisms to be modified. Naturally, this has been looked […]

Biohacking by mail order: Reckless or educational?

  This article has been written by our guest contributor, Alice Godden. Image credit: Freepik.com In this short feature, I […]

Gene therapy: The what, the how and the ethics

What is gene therapy? Given the hype around gene therapy and the recent approvals for use, everyone has heard or […]

WhopperPhage – The huge virus with CRISPR components

Huge viruses with CRISPR-Cas and translational components have been described by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley – providing […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Christopher Watson, University of Leeds: Clinical applications of long-read sequencing

Dr Watson is a HCPC registered Clinical Scientist leading NHS research and development activities in the Translational Genomics Unit (a […]

CRISPR system developed for dose-dependent gene expression

CRISPR is renowned for its precise gene-editing ability, but is gaining ground in alternative applications; namely the control of selected […]