Doubts Arise Again About CRISPR’d Human Embryos
Doubts Arise Again About CRISPR’d Human Embryos
One lab finds that a similar method produces large genetic deletions when performed in mouse embryos.
Doubts Arise Again About CRISPR’d Human Embryos
Doubts Arise Again About CRISPR’d Human Embryos

One lab finds that a similar method produces large genetic deletions when performed in mouse embryos.

One lab finds that a similar method produces large genetic deletions when performed in mouse embryos.

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CRISPR Gene Editing Deletes, Shuffles More Genes than IntendedCRISPR Gene Editing Deletes, Shuffles More Genes than Intended
CRISPR Gene Editing Deletes, Shuffles More Genes than Intended
Ashley Yeager | Jul 16, 2018
The DNA-cutting enzyme used in the technique is not as precisely targeted as scientists had thought, and investors take notice.
How to Calculate Mutation Rate for Evolutionary Biology
How to Calculate Mutation Rate for Evolutionary Biology
Amber Dance | Jul 1, 2018
Four ways to study mutation rate, a crucial statistic in studies of evolution
RNA Editing Possible with CRISPR-Cas13
RNA Editing Possible with CRISPR-Cas13
Ruth Williams | Oct 25, 2017
Scientists extend the capabilities of the CRISPR-Cas system to include precise manipulations of RNA sequences in human cells.
Image of the Day: Super Spores 
Image of the Day: Super Spores 
The Scientist Staff | Sep 28, 2017
The deadly fungus Cryptococcus deuterogattii harbors a genetic tweak that propels its mutation rate and allows it to rapidly develop antifungal resistance.
Reverse Transcriptase with Proofreading Capabilities Created
Reverse Transcriptase with Proofreading Capabilities Created
Alison F. Takemura | Jun 27, 2016
Using directed evolution, researchers selected a DNA polymerase to copy RNA into DNA.
Another Genetic Cause of Venous Malformations Found
Another Genetic Cause of Venous Malformations Found
Catherine Offord | Mar 31, 2016
Mutations in a cancer gene could account for some cases of disfiguring blood vessel abnormalities, scientists show.
Telomerase Overdrive
Telomerase Overdrive
Ashley P. Taylor | Jan 1, 2016
Two mutations in a gene involved in telomere extension reverse the gene’s epigenetic silencing.
HIV Quickly Invades the Brain
HIV Quickly Invades the Brain
Jenny Rood | Mar 30, 2015
The virus that causes AIDS can replicate and mutate in the brain as early as four months after initial infection, according to a new study.
Mosaic Mutations
Mosaic Mutations
Kate Yandell | Jul 31, 2014
Some genetic abnormalities that appear to have sprung up independently in children are in fact present in a portion of their parents’ cells.