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Engineers Made Fake DNA To Fix Genetic Disorders

What if you or someone you loved was born an inherited disorder and you were told it could be cured by a relatively simple treatment that included genetically correcting your DNA?! Would you do it? Hey gene-ees, it’s Trace for DNews. With new gene editing technology emerging from Carnegie Mellon and Yale Universities, genetic engineering […]

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How CRISPR lets us edit our DNA | Jennifer Doudna

A few years ago, with my colleague, Emmanuelle Charpentier, I invented a new technology for editing genomes. It’s called CRISPR-Cas9. The CRISPR technology allows scientists to make changes to the DNA in cells that could allow us to cure genetic disease. You might be interested to know that the CRISPR technology came about through a […]

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China Creates Genetic Super Babies | China Uncensored

On this episode of China Uncensored, It’s a baby! Or possibly a super baby. Or, really, no one knows. Hi, welcome to China Uncensored, I’m your host Chris Chappell. In our top story, a Chinese scientist may have created the world’s first genetically engineered babies. “A Chinese researcher claims to have helped make the world’s […]

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Crispr Cas9 & Fluorescent Yeast: Genetic Engineering at Home

Crispr Cas9, the relatively new kid on the genetic engineering block, has taken off in popularity among the non-scientific public. There are even kits you can buy for yourself and experiment with Crispr and other more conventional genetic modification techniques. Sold by the company, The Odin, The ‘Bacterial CRISPR and Fluorescent Yeast Combo kit’ is […]

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