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Curing disease by repairing faulty genes

The genome-editing technique known as CRISPR allows scientists to clip a specific DNA sequence and replace it with a new one, offering the potential to cure diseases caused by defective genes. For this potential to be realized, ...

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Biotechnology
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'Undead' genes come alive days after death

Researchers from the University of Washington, Seattle, have discovered that genes in animals remain 'turned on' days after death, possibly opening the door to new and better ways for preserving donated organs for transplantation ...

dateJul 01, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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