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How businesses are building an industry using your DNA

How businesses are building an industry using your DNA

From mail-order DNA testing to gene-editing startups—here's how the science of DNA became an industry.
Un destino adecuado para los embriones sobrantes de la reproducción asistida

Un destino adecuado para los embriones sobrantes de la reproducción asistida

El investigador Lluís Montoliu aplaude la aprobación de los primeros experimentos de edición genética embrionaria en España
Autorizada la modificación de los genes de 40 embriones humanos en España

Autorizada la modificación de los genes de 40 embriones humanos en España

Los primeros experimentos españoles de edición genética embrionaria iluminarán las primeras etapas del desarrollo

First step in study shows CRISPR gene-edited cells are safe for use in cancer patients

Gene edited cells appeared to be safe in cancer patients in the trial—but it's far too early to tell if the technology will lead to a cure.
First clinical trial of gene editing to help target cancer

First clinical trial of gene editing to help target cancer

The safety results are promising, the cancer outcomes less so.
Using Crispr to Fight Cancer Shows Promise in First US Human Safety Trial

Using Crispr to Fight Cancer Shows Promise in First US Human Safety Trial

Using genetically-edited cells to supercharge the immune system caused no adverse effects in cancer patients. It's too soon to tell if it can be a cure.
U.S. Trial Finds CRISPR-Edited Cells Are Safe in Cancer Patients

U.S. Trial Finds CRISPR-Edited Cells Are Safe in Cancer Patients

For years, scientists have hoped to use the gene-editing technology CRISPR to help treat all sorts of diseases, including cancer. Now for the first time in the U.S., researchers say they’ve shown that
U.S. Trial Finds CRISPR-Edited Cells Are Safe in Cancer Patients

U.S. Trial Finds CRISPR-Edited Cells Are Safe in Cancer Patients

For years, scientists have hoped to use the gene-editing technology CRISPR to help treat all sorts of diseases, including cancer. Now for the first time in the U.S., researchers say they’ve shown that
Virus tricked into glowing reveals entryway to cellular victim

Virus tricked into glowing reveals entryway to cellular victim

Viral path to cell nucleus tracked by injecting it with tiny glowing dot.

Mammoth Biosciences aims to be Illumina for the gene editing generation

In 1998, the startup company Illumina launched a revolution in the life sciences industry by developing technology to slash the costs of identifying and mapping genetic material. Now, a little over 20

US patents hit record 333,530 granted in 2019; IBM, Samsung (not the FAANGs) lead the pack

We may have moved on from a nearly-daily cycle of news involving tech giants sparring in courts over intellectual property infringement, but patents continue to be a major cornerstone of how companies
Fate of Rogue Chinese Scientist's Gene-Edited Babies a Mystery

Fate of Rogue Chinese Scientist's Gene-Edited Babies a Mystery

The Chinese communist regime confirmed on Monday that He Jiankui, a biophysicist who claimed to produce the world's first genetically modified babies, had been convicted of several crimes and would
Chinese Scientist Responsible for Genetically Engineered Babies Gets 3 Years in Prison

Chinese Scientist Responsible for Genetically Engineered Babies Gets 3 Years in Prison

He Jiankui and his team used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool to make two twin girls immune to HIV infection but did so without authorization from medical authorities. Now, Chinese state media
2020 in Science: A SpaceX Bonanza, Lab-Grown Brains, and More

2020 in Science: A SpaceX Bonanza, Lab-Grown Brains, and More

The number of satellites in orbit will double. Lots more people will get Crispr'd. Organoids might demand of bill of rights. No big deal\!

Chinese Doctor Who Created Gene-Edited Embryos Is Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

He Jiankui, the controversial doctor who used CRISPR to gene-edit embryos and create 'CRISPR babies,' has been sentenced to three years in prison in China.
The Rogue Doctor Who Claimed He Made the World’s First Gene-Edited Babies Is Going to Prison

The Rogue Doctor Who Claimed He Made the World’s First Gene-Edited Babies Is Going to Prison

He Jiankui claims to have created HIV-resistant babies from parents who had tested positive for the virus.
CRISPR Scientist Gets Three Years of Jail Time For Creating Gene-Edited Babies

CRISPR Scientist Gets Three Years of Jail Time For Creating Gene-Edited Babies

Disgraced Chinese scientist He Jiankui has been sentenced to three years in jail for creating the world’s first genetically modified human babies. Read more...
China Sentences Gene-Editing Rogue Scientist to Three Years in Prison

China Sentences Gene-Editing Rogue Scientist to Three Years in Prison

Chinese state media announced Monday that a court in southern Shenzhen sentenced He Jiankui, a rogue biophysicist, to three years in prison for claims he illegally edited the genes of twins in utero.
Chinese scientist who genetically edited babies will spend 3 years in prison

Chinese scientist who genetically edited babies will spend 3 years in prison

One of the craziest stories to come out of 2018 was the saga of a Chinese scientist named He Jiankui. The genetics researcher took it upon himself to use the CRISPR gene-editing technique to modify

Scientist who edited babies' genes sentenced to three years in prison

Last year, a Stanford-trained scientist stunned the world by revealing that he had created the first genetically-edited babies using the CRISPR/Cas9 tool. Now, He Jiankui and two of his associates