Tag: gene editing technology

Gene Editing the DNA of Babies is OK Says U.K. Bioethics Organization

U.K. Bioethics Organization says Gene Editing the DNA of Babies is OK

A renowned U.K. ethics council has deemed that gene editing the DNA of unborn babies is not unethical. For years, gene editing the DNA of humans has raised significant ethical issues within the scientific community...
New Study Will Bring Gene-Editing Technology Closer to Medical Reality

New Study Will Bring Gene-Editing Technology Closer to Medical Reality

Researchers have reportedly developed a new technique that dramatically increases the accuracy of gene-editing technology, bringing it a step closer to patient applications. In a study published in the journal Natural Sciences by researchers from...
USDA Says it has no Plans to Regulate Gene-Edited Crops

USDA Says it has no Plans to Regulate Gene-Edited Crops

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has made it official: certain gene-edited crops can be cultivated and sold in markets without the need for regulation. In a statement released Wednesday by the USDA, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny...
home dna test in real time

Watch CRISPR Edit DNA in Real Time

Edgy Labs weighs in on the recent CRISPR footage that has stunned researchers and the public alike. The CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technique has taken the biological community and the Internet by storm. Due to the...
Low-Fat Pigs are Created for the First Time Using CRISPR Technology

Low-Fat Pigs are Created for the First Time Using CRISPR Technology

Low-fat pigs sound like a contradiction, but they do exist now, thanks to CRISPR technology. Chinese researchers in Beijing said that they have successfully created twelve low-fat pigs using the controversial gene editing technology, CRISPR. In...