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CRISPR Trial for Cancer Patients Proposed

By | January 19, 2018

US researchers could become the first outside China to use the gene-editing technique in the clinic. 

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EU Advisor Recommends Regulatory Exemption for Gene Editing

By | January 19, 2018

Crops produced using mutagenic technologies such as CRISPR should generally be exempt from regulatory laws governing GMOs, according to the published opinion.

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Founder of amfAR and Champion of AIDS Research Dies

By | January 18, 2018

Mathilde Krim devoted her life to researching the disease and fighting the stigma associated with it.

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EPO Revokes Broad’s CRISPR Patent

By | January 17, 2018

Shortly after ruling out the earliest priority dates on a foundational patent for CRISPR gene-editing technology, the European Patent Office rescinded the patent entirely—and more are likely to follow.

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South Korean Universities Make Deal with Elsevier

By | January 17, 2018

A consortium of 300 universities and college libraries had taken a strong stance against the publishing giant’s price hikes. 

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More than 8 million people are on the brink of starvation, according to aid agencies.

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Human Fleas and Lice Spread Black Death

By | January 16, 2018

A new study suggests that the plague, which killed millions of people, was not transmitted by rats.

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Organophosphates jeopardize dozens of species, a federal review finds.

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In mice and flies, the Arc protein forms capsids and carries genetic information.

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Previous layoffs affected research areas including climate change and fusion energy.

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