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The gene drive financed by the American army and supported by the Gates Foundation

18 December 2017

Following a meeting of the Cartagena Protocol working group in Montreal as part of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, documents have been published...

"CRISPR kits" sold by a biohacker

11 December 2017

Former NASA employee, Josiah Zayner, "has become the biohacker on everyone's lips" after experimenting on himself. Following the transplantation of faecal...

United States: an accelerated process to market gene and cell therapies

06 December 2017

Last week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the implementation of an accelerated review process for gene therapies and regenerative medical...

Administering CRISPR via nanoparticles, an approach that has proved its worth

29 November 2017

To correct cholesterol levels and treat liver diseases, American scientists have combined nanotechnologies and the genome editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9[1]. They...


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