‘Society Will Decide What to Do Next’: Chinese Researchers Claim to Create the First Gene-Edited Babies
The researchers claim the DNA of twin girls was altered to protect them against HIV, but the results haven’t been published in a scientific journal and many researchers are questioning the ethical and scientific validity of the claim.
The pups with two mothers turned out perfectly healthy, but things didn’t turn out so well for the mice with two fathers.
It’s the first step toward being able to mass produce human eggs using other people’s body tissues or blood.
The molecular mechanisms behind sleep were largely a mystery until now.
For the last 20 million years, the species of yeast used to brew beer has had 16 chromosomes. Now scientists have created a new species with just one.
The breakthrough gene therapy has hit some major stumbling blocks in the last few months that threaten its status as a therapy.
"I think there’s a lot of controversy over whether farmers are driving for these technologies or whether these technologies are manipulating farmers."
The new delivery mechanism completely turned off a gene responsible for high cholesterol in mice.
On Thursday, Ishiguro won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The gene editing technology could eventually herald the next frontier in fertility treatment.