Scientists have for the first time used CRISPR to disable a defective gene that causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, in mice, extending their lifespan by 25 percent.
A team of scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to copy unique mutations from affected children into pigs, who are suffering from a genetic disorder.
California cherry growers are relying on gene-drive technology to eradicate the fly species that is costing US agriculture $700 million a year.
An adapted CRISPR technique could be used to treat incurable diseases, such as diabetes and muscular dystrophy, by turning up the volume on selected genes.
Multi-billion $ losses to the global shrimp industry, together with devastating impacts on local livelihoods, could be eradicated using DNA technology.
Researchers have used CRISPR to genetically engineer a transgenic mosquitoe species, which could lead to the eventual eradication of a species.
Scientists have managed to genetically modify a common beetle to develop a third functional eye, right in the middle of its forehead.
The science of ageing has made a lot of progress recently. Here are three examples of discoveries that might benefit people who are alive right now.
The idea that Alzheimer’s disease could spread via blood transfusions, has been causing a stir, and a new study has proved that this could be the truth.
High-Quality Reindeer Genome Sequence Provides Resource for Studying Evolution, Domestication, and Adaptation to Arctic Climate.
Horizon Discovery has announced a partnership with The Michael J. Fox Foundation, to introduce two new gene knock-out and knock-in rat models.