The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s

Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  

Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  

CRISPR/Cas
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.
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2019
DNA-responsive polymer gels used for releasing drugs, encapsulating cells, and much more now have greater adaptability thanks to the Cas12a nuclease.
Infographic: Sequence-Directed Gel Degradation
Infographic: Sequence-Directed Gel Degradation
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2019
A novel system for customizable DNA-hydrogel manipulations
A Brief Guide to the Current CRISPR Landscape
A Brief Guide to the Current CRISPR Landscape
Diana Kwon | Jul 15, 2019
Hundreds of CRISPR patents have been granted around the world, and the number of applications continues to grow at a rapid pace.
Infographic: DNA Detection with a Chip
Infographic: DNA Detection with a Chip
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2019
Researchers combine CRISPR technology with a graphene transistor to create an electronic sensor for particular DNA sequences.
Digital DNA Detection
Digital DNA Detection
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2019
A CRISPR-based electronic sensor flags target DNA sequences at high speed.
USPTO Restarts CRISPR Patent Dispute Between Broad and UC
USPTO Restarts CRISPR Patent Dispute Between Broad and UC
Jef Akst | Jun 26, 2019
The US patent office declares an interference between the intellectual property held by the Broad Institute and several patent applications filed by the University of California—opposite its previous ruling.
Infographic: AI Predicts Post-CRISPR Repairs
Infographic: AI Predicts Post-CRISPR Repairs
Ashley Yeager | Apr 30, 2019
Double-strand breaks can produce several different outcomes.
Could AI Make Gene Editing More Accurate?
Could AI Make Gene Editing More Accurate?
Ashley Yeager | Apr 30, 2019
Machine learning algorithms predict the repairs made to DNA after Cas9 cuts.