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The life code that will reshape the future

We all know about Moore's Law, but many of us don't know about the trend dwarfing Moore's Law and what it means for our...

Best of 2018: In Utero Protein Therapy

For the first time ever, Doctors have been able to treat a genetic disease before birth. /READ MORE// Fetus Has DNA Sequenced People born with a...

How CRISPR-Cas9 Works

CRISPR and Cas9 are words that excited many, but the idea can also be confusing.  DNA, RNA, what does that mean?  We got you...

Best of 2018: The Largest Family Tree

Computational Biologists have built the largest family tree ever constructed, jammed with over 13 million people over the course of 500 years. /READ MORE// It’s...

Best of 2018: Is CRISPR Safe?

The much-hyped editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9 has already revolutionized the fields of genetics and medicine.  The technique, which entered the public eye around 5 years...

BEST OF 2014 // #85: Hunting HIV

HIV treatment has made great progress since the turn of the century, and thanks to something called HAART - Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy -...

Best of 2018: CRISPR CasRx

So far, CRISPR and CRISP-Cas9 have all been about editing DNA.  RNA, however, could also be used to treat many diseases, possible better.  Enter...

BEST OF 2014 // #86: Sleep on it

Neuroscientists know that sleep helps memory, but how and why has long been a serious question.  New evidence suggests brain cells form new neural...

Best of 2016 // #83: CRISPR Edits Cells’ RNA

Despite the hype and future for gene editing, it's a risky business full of ethical dilemmas.  Researchers from UC Berkeley and the University of...

Best of 2018: CRISPR takes on Mammals

Gene Drives use genetic engineering to pass on specifically chosen genes to offspring.  It's controversial, because it could alter a species, or even wipe...

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