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Could criminals alter their own DNA using CRISPR kits to evade justice?

30 May 2018

Wanted criminals could alter their own DNA through over-the-counter kits which use the CRISPR technique[1]. Created to combat certain hereditary diseases such...

Rare genetic disorder treated in utero

24 May 2018

A protein injection during pregnancy has cured all of the symptoms in three children suffering from XLHED—a rare and sometimes fatal genetic disorder....

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...


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