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A pocket device for human genome sequencing

09 February 2018

MinION, a portable device the size of a smart phone, can sequence human genomes with unparalleled precision. Published in Nature Biotechnology, the work of...

Induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells obtained through CRISPR

06 February 2018

CRISPR should allow induced pluripotent stem cells to be obtained more easily from skin cells. This is the observation made by Gladstone Institute scientists...

CRISPR: "premature" clinical trials in China?

06 February 2018

Whereas the first human gene therapy clinical trial involving CRISPR-Cas9 is about to begin in the United States[1], the Wall Street Journal has reported that...

Can CRISPR prevent hearing loss?

08 January 2018

In the journal Nature, Professor David Liu and his colleagues report that one injection of a  "genome editing cocktail" prevented hearing loss in...


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