News tagged with gene editing

Infectious diseases: CTRL + ALT + Delete

Gene editing is revolutionizing the bioscience research landscape and holds great promise for "deleting" diseases from human bodies. Sandia National Laboratories is working to make this technology safer and to ensure that ...

dateNov 21, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Making mosquitoes self-destruct

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed transgenic mosquitoes that stably express the Cas9 enzyme in their germline. The addition of Cas9 will enable the use of the CRISPR gene editing tool to ...

dateNov 14, 2017 in Biotechnology
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