Jennifer Doudna, and Feng Zhang have received separate grants from the National Human Genome Research Institute for projects based on CRISPR technology.
An unusual medical case in the 1990s has provided a clue for how to treat a fatal muscle disease as doctors prepare to carry out a bold test.
A new RNA-oriented technique (RCas9) that can correct the molecular errors which lead to diseases like hereditary ALS and Huntington’s has been revealed.
Genetically modified skin grafts could soon replace insulin injections for diabetes, after success with the technique in mice.
Watch: Scientists safely correct a disease-causing mutation in early stage human embryos with gene editing.
Reports of successful genetic modification of human embryos raise questions about how we should react.
Powerful new technology may lead to novel therapies to prevent vision loss and blindness in those with diseases of the retina.
Researchers have discovered how the Cas enzymes that place viral DNA into CRISPR region rely on flexibility and shape, so they can mount an attack.