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5 questions for Kevin Davies on CRISPR and the new era of genome editing | American Enterprise Institute

The past eight years have seen massive strides forward for the field of genome editing, thanks to a new technology known as CRISPR. This newfound ability to edit humanity‚Äôs genetic…

A method for genome editing — ScienceDaily

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 to Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany, and…

Understanding the effect of aging on the genome — ScienceDaily

Time may be our worst enemy, and aging its most powerful weapon. Our hair turns grey, our strength wanes, and a slew of age-related diseases represent what is happening at…

New smartphone app analyses coronavirus genome in minutes

Melbourne, Sep 29 (PTI) Scientists have developed a new smartphone app that can analyse the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that causes COVID-19, within minutes. Described in the journal Communications…

App analyzes coronavirus genome on a smartphone

The app Genopo makes genomics more accessible to remote or under-resourced regions. Credit: Dr Ira Deveson A new mobile app has made it possible to analyze the genome of the…

Scientists sequence genome of Alexander Fleming’s penicillin mold

Sept. 24 (UPI) — In 1928, scientist Alexander Fleming discovered the first antibiotic, penicillin. The antibiotic was produced by a mold that had started growing in a Petri dish in…

Unraveling the genome in 3D-space — ScienceDaily

The cells that make up our body are tiny, each of them measuring only micrometers in diameter. The ensemble of chromosomal DNA molecules that encode the genome, on the other…

Unraveling the genome in 3-D space

Proper folding of extremely long chromosomal DNA molecules is crucial for the correct functioning of the cell. Scientists from the Gerlich lab at IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of…

Genome Editing Technologies Could Revolutionise Agriculture Finds IDTechEx Report

Feeding a growing population without being able to expand agricultural land will require increases in agricultural productivity. However, major crop yields have been plateauing over the last few decades and…

Scientists update genome editing technology

The international scientific group considers the delivery of genome editing tools to organs and tissues and compared their work with the existing analogs. Credit: Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University…