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Gene-editing pipeline takes off

Clinical trials of genome-editing agents — including CRISPR–Cas9 editors, zinc finger nucleases and TALENs — are pushing ex vivo, immuno-oncology and in vivo treatment frontiers.   Focus CRISPR Client UC Berkeley READ THE ...

C&EN’s 2020 Trailblazers

In total, the women profiled in C&EN's 2020 Trailblazers have launched more than 30 start-ups aimed at developing treatments for rare diseases, building better batteries, and more. They’re scientists ...

Expanding the CRISPR Toolbox

If your only CRISPR tool is an ordinary Cas9 enzyme, you might imagine that every genome editing problem has the same solution, a blunt double-strand break. Fortunately, ordinary Cas9 ...

The Long View On Gene Editing

It began as an effort to understand how microbes fight viral infections. Within their chromosomes bacteria store snippets of DNA taken from the viruses they encounter. These fragments, which ...

25 Ideas That Will Shape the 2020s

Will paper money disappear? Will gene-tailored medicine transform how we treat disease? And will you finally trade in that juicy steak for “cell grown” meat? As a new decade begins, ...

Year in Pharma 2019

It was a bustling year for the drug industry, filled with acquisitions, substantial investment in promising technologies, and a steady stream of new drug approvals. Pharma behemoths merged, forming even ...

CRISPR’s unwanted anniversary

There are key moments in the history of every disruptive technology that can make or break its public perception and acceptance. For CRISPR-based genome editing, such a moment occurred ...

The 2010s: A Decade in Review

The first decade of the 21st century introduced us to sweeping mobile and social revolutions largely driven by names like Jobs, Zuckerberg and Bezos. In the second decade that's now ...

From IVF to Gene Surgery

The first “test-tube baby” is now more than 40 years old, and all is well with her. Millions more babies have followed by means of in vitro fertilization, or ...

The CRISPR animal kingdom

China has used the genome editor more aggressively, on more species, than any other country. Early one February morning, researchers harvest six eggs from a female rhesus macaque—one of 4000 ...

Jennifer Doudna on gene editing

Jennifer Doudna talks to Richard Waters, the FT's San Francisco bureau chief, about how she discovered the CRISPR Cas-9 system and how it is transforming the world of gene ...
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