A study published last June in Nature Medicine suggesting that the mutation used to create the world’s first CRISPR babies might shorten their life expectancy has been retracted, reports Nature.
A group of leading forest biotechnology scientists from around the world call for the reassessment of all sustainable forestry certification systems and suggest that current policies should be modified to
A new comprehensive review paper published last week on 15 July in Nature plants explores how scientists can use CRISPR to enhance traditional plant breeding techniques with the goal of
A milestone study published on 3 July in Nature Medicine demonstrates the use of a novel gene-editing approach for preventing deafness in mice genetically predisposed to hearing loss (1). Importantly,
European elections 2019: science at the polls In the context of the European elections, European Scientist is bringing you a series of views from experts from different countries on
Scientists from the University of Edinburgh are working with gene-editing techniques that hold both power and promise in the fight to cure a slew of diseases and infections that have
Scientists believe they have found a way make mosquitoes resistant to the malaria parasite. Using new CRISPR/Cas9 technology, researchers were able to remove a gene in mosquitoes that makes them