CRISPR Combo Combines Gene Editing and Regulation Simultaneously

Gene editing has progressed in leaps and bounds in the past few years, particularly through the expansive use of CRISPR and the dozens of variant tools made from it that have spawned. But, at the same time, many of those tools focus on fixing individual problems or limitations in the original CRISPR systems and they […]

Gene Editing Disease Research: Do Mice Or Pig Models Work Best?

Beyond direct improvements to plants, insects, and animals, including humans, that genetic modification technologies have brought to the world, these techniques have also served as crucial tools for modeling other conditions and creating a better understanding of how to not only improve the overall health of living organisms, but also how to combat a myriad […]

Resisting Climate Change With Photosynthesis Modified Plants

There is an ongoing food crisis that is becoming more severe every year, even if many don’t openly see it in more developed parts of the world. Global actions have improved overall food security for many impoverished and subsistence farming regions, but the larger looming crisis has not been diminished. With limited agricultural space on […]

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Spider Silk Protein Fixes Structure of Anti-Cancer Protein

Dealing with all the various forms of cancer is an ongoing medical trial of trying to push a boulder up a very steep hill. While progress is often very clearly and obviously being made, it is still a struggle to make advancements and no one single treatment is often good enough to solve the problem […]

Wild Tomato Traits Obtained With CRISPR And Protoplast Regeneration

Robustness is a characteristic that is highly desired for all plants that we grow, with the term covering the gamut of stress resistances and ability to defend oneself from pathogenic attacks. At the same time, however, agricultural breeders desire to bring in wild relatives of plants to provide a greater diversity of traits and, indeed, […]

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Nanocarrier Spray Silences Genes In Plants Without Gene Modification

The creation of transgenic plants and the use of gene modification technologies has been a marvel for agriculture and medicine, with the former seeing the ability to massively increase resistances to stress and higher production and yield possibilities. But, at the same time, even this sort of technology is slow and requires multiple generations of […]

Engineered Bacteria Reduces CO2 And Produces Acetone And IPA

With the world continuing on its course toward severe climate instability in the future, the desire to reduce the use of fossil fuels and lower humanity’s production of greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide has become an issue of ever greater importance as the years go on. But there are a number of highly beneficial chemicals […]

Whole Genome Editing With Enhanced Cas3 and Cas11 CRISPR Tool

Each type of CRISPR has its own unique and special properties that allow it to edit and modify DNA, and in some cases RNA, in a variety of useful manners. This includes Cas10’s ability to target mutated sequences, Cas1 and Cas2’s viral DNA insertion abilities, and Cas12’s high detection abilities for viral DNA hiding in […]

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Amputated Limb Regeneration Using Biochemical Regrowth On Frog

The medical field can often perform miracles, using medicines and surgeries to bring people back from the brink of death. Diseases can be cured, but there are limits to what can be fixed. If someone loses a limb, then while the wound left behind may heal, the limb itself won’t magically return. The ability to […]