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How Does CAPTAIN AMERICA’s Super-Soldier Serum Work? (Because Science w/ Kyle Hill)

There isn’t a whole lot chemicals can do for you if you decide to jump on a grenade to save your army buddies. But what modern chemistry and genetics might be able to do, at least some day, is turn you from skinny private into Captain America. First off, let’s not call what Steve Rogers […]

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The New CRISPR Tool That Could ‘Delete’ Disease From Our DNA

You’ve probably heard of CRISPR technologies and their much-discussed ability to edit our DNA. For the most part, these stories probably refer to CRISPR-Cas9. But a new system, CRISPR-Cas3, has just been used in human cells for the very first time…and offers a whole new set of tools that could have huge implications for curing […]

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What is CRISPR & How Could It Edit Your DNA?

CRISPR could be responsible for a new era of genetically perfected plants, animals, and even humans…but what the heck is it? Hello imperfect humans, Trace here for DNews. A few years ago, something called Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats or CRISPR burst onto scene. It worked so well scientists began issuing ethical statements about […]

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EARLY GENE EDITING HOLDS PROMISE FOR PREVENTING INHERITED DISEASES

EARLY GENE-EDITING HOLDS PROMISE FOR PREVENTING INHERITED DISEASES The technique, which uses the CRISPR- Cas9 system, corrected the mutation for a heart condition at the earliest stage of embryonic development so that the defect would not be passed on to future generations. It could pave the way for improved in vitro fertilization outcomes as well […]

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