Tagged With Gene Editing

A scientist who genetically edited babies to be HIV-resistant was just sentenced to 3 years in prison. Here's how he did it and why scientists around the world are outraged.

We'll be eating the first Crispr'd foods within 5 years, according to a geneticist who helped invent the blockbuster gene-editing tool

The world's first gene-edited reptile is a finger-sized albino lizard

Dispensed: Change at the FDA, insurance startup financials for 2018, and the first new depression drug in 35 years

A Chinese scientist claims to have genetically-engineered babies — here's what editing DNA means

The Chinese scientist who claims to have edited babies' DNA has been sentenced to 3 years in prison. Here's a timeline of the controversy.

Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to gene editing, a new technology that could make inequality even worse

Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been linked to cancer -- here's how worried you should be

A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been linked to cancer -- here's how worried you should be

A troubling link has been found between a cutting-edge gene-editing technology and cancer -- and it's sending biotech stocks tumbling

After a $66 billion merger, Monsanto is disappearing -- sort of

The FDA just put a pause on a cutting-edge gene editing trial that hadn't started yet -- and the company's stock is dropping

Bill Gates says it would be a 'tragedy' to pass up a controversial, revolutionary gene-editing technology

A new Monsanto-backed company is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionise agriculture

Scientists just got a step closer to treating incurable diseases using a revolutionary gene-editing tool

Everything you need to know about CRISPR gene editing -- the easier, cheaper and more efficient way to modify DNA

Wall Street just freaked out about a potential hiccup to a revolutionary gene editing technology -- but it's not as bad as it seems

A revolutionary gene-editing technology is on track to be a $13 billion market by 2025

Scientists have engineered a reduced-fat pig with 24% less body fat