11 July 2018

CRISPR-Cas9 Delivered Directly to Human Sperm

The CRISPR genome editing method has been delivered directly in human sperm cells giving hope that correcting mutations in human sperm cells is possible and may lead to the prevention of disease being passed on by fathers.

11 July 2018

This is Why CRISPR Sometimes Fails to Work

Biochemists have discovered the cause of genome editing failures with the ‘hyped’ CRISPR system, and how the process can be made to be much more efficient.

10 July 2018

A Long Time Ago, American Dogs Mysteriously Vanished

Dogs’ ancestors in the Americas almost totally disappeared hundreds of years ago, but left future generations a cancerous tumour that is still found in their canine descendants today, researchers say.