Genome editing

Altering the genome, typically to better understand gene and protein function. This also paves the way for gene therapy.

Preventing Dangerous CRISPR Errors

Even as CRISPR gene-editing technology is offering insights into genetic diseases, researchers are discovering new things about how it actually works. Newly discovered CRISPR mechanism may help prevent dangerous errors.

Stuff to Read, Week 8

Here are five stories you should read this week. We ponder on the idea as to whether we could live forever, read more below!

Pig Organs are the Future of Transplants

Using CRISPR on pigs to create organ regeneration isn’t a new idea, but George Church believes that pig-to-human organ transplant clinical trials could become a reality in just two years.