Rappler's latest stories on gene-editing
In a paper describing the breakthrough in the journal Cell Press, researchers say it could help us better understand vision problems in humans with albinism
State media in China report that a preliminary investigation confirms that a second woman became pregnant and that she will be put under medical observation
What He Jiankui has done is the genetic version of the 'like' game on social media
Chinese science and technology vice minister Xu Nanping says the 'gene-edited babies incident as reported by media blatantly violated our country's relevant laws and regulations'
The Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies says he is 'proud' of the highly controversial procedure but says the trial is halted because of the international outcry
The research shows 'changes in the DNA have been seriously underestimated before now,' says Allan Bradley of the Wellcome Sanger Institute, who co-authored a study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology
The researchers successful use of the CRISPR gene editing tool in viable embryos was hailed as a technical feat by outside experts who called at the same time for deeper debate on the ethics of altering human DNA
Scientists and consumer groups say there is not enough evidence yet to shed light on the potential risks of gene editing particularly regarding its trickle down effects on the environment and the ecosystem
Gene editing Biotechnology may bring about an end to malaria but will it have unforeseen effects down the line?
Scientific techniques that can wipe out invasive species or alter mosquitoes ability to carry disease are pushing ahead raising concerns about the ethics of permanently changing the natural world
When asked about gene editing which could reduce the risk of serious disease in babies at risk 68 of Americans say they would be very or somewhat worried
Many are excited about the superior ability of CRISPR to deliver a gene to the right spot compared to its genome editing competitors – as well as the technique s low cost and ease of use says the journal Science