Crispr Gene-editing

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Scientists find plants use hormone called jasmonic acid to fight fungi, insect attacks
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Scientists find plants use hormone called jasmonic acid to fight fungi, insect attacks

For the study, scientists used Arabidopsis thaliana ⁠— a small flowering plant in the mustard family .

First CRISPR gene editing trial in cancer patients points to safety of technique in medical treatments
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First CRISPR gene editing trial in cancer patients points to safety of technique in medical treatments

The CRISPR-modified immune cells fit right into each patient’s immune system, and found in their blood nine months later.

Excerpts from gene-edited baby research show it likely had unintended mutations, unknown side effects
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Excerpts from gene-edited baby research show it likely had unintended mutations, unknown side effects

As powerful a technology as CRISPR is, it also has the potential to introduce mistakes or unpredictable errors in important, sacred sites of a living subject's DNA.

Six months after CRISPR babies scandal, renewed debate in the scientific community
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Six months after CRISPR babies scandal, renewed debate in the scientific community

The WHO, too, has formed a panel to develop global standards to oversee gene editing, but efforts are moving slowly.

CRISPR snails: Tweaking a single gene in snails created mirror-image shell swirls
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CRISPR snails: Tweaking a single gene in snails created mirror-image shell swirls

Left-swirling snails have trouble hatching & finding mates, which isn't great news for their kind.

CRISPR anti-venom: Antidote to world's most venomous sting made with gene editing
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CRISPR anti-venom: Antidote to world's most venomous sting made with gene editing

The toxin causes the blood pressure of its sting victims to sky-rocket if the venom isn't neutralized soon.

CRISPR gene editing used to treat patient with beta thalassemia blood disorder
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CRISPR gene editing used to treat patient with beta thalassemia blood disorder

There's technically a chance that the patient may be fully-cured of thalassemia after the treatment.

Another scientist is editing genes in human embryos, but ethically this time
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Another scientist is editing genes in human embryos, but ethically this time

So far, the Columbia University scientist has allowed modified embryos to live no longer than one day.

Inventor of CRISPR calls for a global moratorium on gene-edited embryos, humans
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Inventor of CRISPR calls for a global moratorium on gene-edited embryos, humans

The risks of such an experiment are still far greater than its benefits, Zhang said in a statement.