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Crispr Enhanced for RNA Editing

Feng Zhang

Researchers expanded the ability of the genetic editing technique known as Crispr to alter the make-up of RNA, adding more ways to treat diseases. . . . → Read More: Crispr Enhanced for RNA Editing

Gold Nanoparticles Boost Crispr Delivery

Reza Shabazi and Jennifer Adair

Cancer researchers designed a technique using gold nanoscale particles for safer delivery of edited gene therapies to blood-forming stem cells. . . . → Read More: Gold Nanoparticles Boost Crispr Delivery

Start-Up to Use Crispr for Heart Disease, Gains $59M

Editing DNA

A new biotechnology enterprise plans to apply genetic analysis and the gene-editing technology Crispr to reduce the risk of coronary artery disease. . . . → Read More: Start-Up to Use Crispr for Heart Disease, Gains $59M

Crispr Made More Immune-System Safe

Crispr-Cas9 illustration

Researchers at Arizona State University created a process to make the genome editing technique Crispr less likely to cause an immune system reaction in patients. . . . → Read More: Crispr Made More Immune-System Safe

Crispr Used to Create Circuit-Like Genes

Half-adder circuit

A biotechnology team uses genome-editing to create synthetic genes acting like electronic circuits that can be arrayed in cells like computer components. . . . → Read More: Crispr Used to Create Circuit-Like Genes

Crispr Diagnostics Company Launches with $35M Funding

Sherlock paper test strips

Sherlock Biosciences Inc., a new enterprise offering medical diagnostics based on the genome-editing technology Crispr, is starting up with $35 million in seed financing. . . . → Read More: Crispr Diagnostics Company Launches with $35M Funding

Trials Underway Testing Crispr for Blood Disorders

Crispr genome edits illustration

Clinical trials testing the genome editing technique Crispr for sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia, two inherited blood disorders, enrolled and infused their first patients. . . . → Read More: Trials Underway Testing Crispr for Blood Disorders

UC-Berkeley to Get New Crispr Patent

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

University of California in Berkeley will soon receive a new patent for its development of the genome editing process known as Crispr, the latest round in a years-long dispute. . . . → Read More: UC-Berkeley to Get New Crispr Patent

Infographic – What is Crispr?

Crispr explainer

Even as Crispr has gained commercial traction and public attention, there’s still a need for a good illustrated introduction to the technique. . . . → Read More: Infographic – What is Crispr?

Crispr Deployed to Stop Disease, Pest Insects

Nikolay Kandul and Omar Akbari

A genetics lab is using the genome editing technique Crispr to create sterilized male insects, which can lead to fewer disease-spreading and farm pest insects. . . . → Read More: Crispr Deployed to Stop Disease, Pest Insects