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This Chinese Researcher Says the First CRISPR Babies Are Here
But the validity of the claim is up for debate.
We Can Now Edit Single ‘Letters’ of DNA
New discoveries bring greater precision to gene editing.
Prominent Geneticists Question the Results of Human Embryo Editing Experiment
Some of the world's best geneticists say they need more proof before we welcome our designer baby future.
These People Want to Genetically Engineer Pink Chickens
The Pink Chicken Project wants to use CRISPR to alter all chickens’ DNA in order to send a message about the health of our environment.
Florida Needs a New Place to Release Genetically-Modified Anti-Zika Mosquitoes
The local community voted against the experiment, but the government has decided to move forward somewhere else.
This Scientific Breakthrough Could Completely Change the Way the World Grows Food
The solution? Just get plant life to more efficiently photosynthesize.
To Fight Zika, Let’s Genetically Modify Mosquitoes the Old-Fashioned Way
Controversial gene editing techniques aren't the only option.
Instead of Killing Mosquitoes, Why Don’t We Edit the Viruses Out of Them?
We’re desperate for a solution. What are our options?
Why Eradicating Earth’s Mosquitoes To Fight Disease Is Probably a Bad Idea
Hint: no one knows for sure what the consequences would be.
Someone Will Eventually Use CRISPR to Try to Make a Dragon or Unicorn
So much emphasis has been placed on human genome editing that other types of genetic editing are falling through the cracks.
How Optogenetics Could Shine a Light on the Causes and Treatment of OCD
Pulsing light on genetically modified neurons revealed a link between specific brain cells and compulsive behaviour.
Here Comes the Genetically Modified, Disease-Resilient Super Spud
Researchers are trying to make a new potato that would require fewer pesticides and make healthier crisps.