Human gene editing
Scientists Edit Viable Human Embryos in U.S.
Scientists Edit Viable Human Embryos in U.S.
Kerry Grens | Jul 27, 2017
The embryos, whose genes were altered by CRISPR, were not intended for implantation. 
Gene Editing: From Roots to Riches
Gene Editing: From Roots to Riches
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 1, 2016
Advances in genetic manipulation have simplified the once daunting task of rewriting a gene.
CRISPR Therapy to Enter Trials
CRISPR Therapy to Enter Trials
Jef Akst | Jul 25, 2016
Researchers in China will use the CRISPR-Cas9 system to edit T cells extracted from patients with cancer before those cells are returned to the body to target malignant ones.
Considering Gene Editing
Considering Gene Editing
Jef Akst | Jul 12, 2016
An international committee continues its investigation into the ethical and social considerations of precision DNA editing technology with a public meeting held this morning in Washington, DC.
Treating Cancer with CRISPR?
Treating Cancer with CRISPR?
Jef Akst | Jun 17, 2016
A federal panel will review the first proposal for the use of the technology to edit human genes for medical purposes.
Another Gene-Editing IPO
Another Gene-Editing IPO
Bob Grant | Apr 12, 2016
Intellia Therapeutics, which seeks to develop CRISPR-based technologies to target rare diseases, is hoping to raise $120 million in an initial public offering.
All Together Now
All Together Now
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 1, 2016
Understanding the biological roots of cooperation might help resolve some of the biggest scientific challenges we face.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2016
January 2016's selection of notable quotes