CRISPR Quashes Cancer in Mice
CRISPR Quashes Cancer in Mice
Gene editing can knock out genes crucial to cervical tumor cells’ survival, researchers report.
CRISPR Quashes Cancer in Mice
CRISPR Quashes Cancer in Mice

Gene editing can knock out genes crucial to cervical tumor cells’ survival, researchers report.

Gene editing can knock out genes crucial to cervical tumor cells’ survival, researchers report.

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Cellecta: Simplified Gene Functional Analysis
Cellecta: Simplified Gene Functional Analysis
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 2, 2020
Discover high-throughput screening and profiing technologies to find and characterize novel therapeutic targets and drugs.
Infographic: CRISPR’d Cancer
Infographic: CRISPR’d Cancer
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Apr 1, 2020
Researchers use new way to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 to tumors in mice, wiping out the cancer.
First Patient Receives In Vivo CRISPR Editing
First Patient Receives In Vivo CRISPR Editing
Jef Akst | Mar 4, 2020
Doctors in Oregon delivered the gene editing machinery behind the retina in hopes of treating an inherited form of blindness, according to the companies that developed the therapy.
CRISPR Can Create Unwanted Duplications During Knock-ins
CRISPR Can Create Unwanted Duplications During Knock-ins
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 19, 2020
A new study in mice documents frequent undesirable repeats of DNA insertions that are not detected using standard PCR analysis.
CRISPR-Edited Cells for Cancer Therapy Safe in Humans: Trial
CRISPR-Edited Cells for Cancer Therapy Safe in Humans: Trial
Ashley Yeager | Feb 6, 2020
In the first clinical study of its kind in the US, researchers used CRISPR to modify CAR T cells to make them more potent against cancer, but the clinical benefits are unknown.
A Bright Scientific Future
A Bright Scientific Future
Bob Grant | Jan 13, 2020
We may not have personal jetpacks yet, but the past decade has been marked by life-science revolutions, and the coming years have even more biological breakthroughs in store.
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
Emma Yasinski | Jan 3, 2020
Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  
China Sentences Gene-Editing Scientist to Three Years in Jail
China Sentences Gene-Editing Scientist to Three Years in Jail
Emily Makowski | Dec 30, 2019
The modification of three babies’ genes by He Jiankui drew widespread criticism from scientists.
Top Technical Advances of 2019
Top Technical Advances of 2019
Shawna Williams | Dec 24, 2019
From artificial intelligence to pluripotent stem cells, this year saw the publication of a bevy of intriguing new methods, as well as tweaks to existing protocols.