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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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Synthetic proteins: Mimicking the molecular machinery of life – Science Nation

[Music] Mile O’Brien: The old saying goes “you can’t beat Mother Nature.” Kent Kirshenbaum: You know, every time we think that we can beat Mother Nature we are humbled over and over again. Mile O’Brien: In cell biology, DNA is usually the star of the show, but DNA’s just a blueprint – a set of […]

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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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