In a recent interview, Josiah Zayner admitted, “I didn’t realise the consequences of what would happen” after publicly injecting himself with CRISPR.”
Last year, a scientific journal challenged just how “revolutionary” CRISPR was, claiming that it caused unintended gene mutations. But, a recent study proves how this was simply all just an over exaggeration.
DNA twitches during transcription to bring distant regions in contact and enhance gene expression, according to Stanford researchers, who devised a new way to label individual, nonrepetitive DNA sequences.
Scientists have tweaked the DNA in human heart cells to correct mutations that cause a deadly disease, which if proved safe could eventually cure children of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).