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Silicon Valley startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates are using gene-editing tool Crispr to make meat without farms — and to disrupt a $...
Startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates and Richard Branson are experimenting with gene-editing to make lab-grown chicken, pork, and beef. It's the first known instance of Crispr being used in a new meat product.
Chocolate could be extinct by 2050, but some companies think genetic engineering could save their supply
The world's chocolate supply is being threatened by disease and climate change, but genetic engineering could save the sweet.
The Chinese scientist who claims to have edited baby DNA is downplaying reports that he is under house arrest. Here’s a timeline of the controve...
He Jiankui told other scientists he is doing well, downplaying reports that he is being held in a guesthouse against his will, STAT reported.
A Chinese researcher claims that the first gene-edited babies have been born, and scientists are disturbed
Chinese researcher He Jiankui claims he helped to create the world's first genetically edited babies, and many scientists are concerned.
Chinese researcher behind genetically edited babies is now under investigation and suspended without pay
Man behind world's first genetically edited human babies, has been suspended without pay since February.
A medical diagnostics startup that wants to use CRISPR technology to detect diseases raised $23 million in venture funding
Mammoth Biosciences, a diagnostics startup that uses CRISPR proteins to detect diseases like HPV and malaria, raised $23 million in funding to develop its technology.
Stephen Hawking’s warning that genetically altered superhumans could wipe out the rest of us doesn’t mention a likely characteristic of th...
The Sunday Times published an excerpt from Stephen Hawking's posthumously-published book "Brief Answers to the Big Questions" in which the esteemed scientist warned that genetically-enhanced humans could become a dominant overclass.
Headlines linking blockbuster gene-editing tool CRISPR to cancer sent stocks in companies trying to bring the technology to medicine tumbling. But scientists who study the technique say the concerns are overblown at best, and an incorrect interpretation of the science at worst.
A troubling link has been found between a cutting-edge gene-editing technology and cancer — and it’s sending biotech stocks tumbling
In new studies published Monday in the journal Nature Medicine, CRISPR-Cas9 was found to increase risk of cancer due to its disruption of the p53 protein.