Geneticengineering

07.08.16
Genetically modified mice could sniff out harmful chemicals
07.08.16

Genetically modified mice could sniff out harmful chemicals

New research hopes to map out the human olfactory system while enhancing mice in the process.

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06.22.16
CRISPR gene-editing approved for first human trials
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CRISPR gene-editing approved for first human trials

Backed by Sean Parker, researchers aim to reprogram T cells to fight cancer.

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06.15.16
Researchers have engineered monkeys with Parkinson's disease
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Researchers have engineered monkeys with Parkinson's disease

It's a controversial use of genetic engineering that could lead to major breakthroughs.

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01.25.16
Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans
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Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans

The controversial approach may show whether gene editing can fix a major disorder.

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04.22.15
Scientists create first genetically modified human embryo
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Scientists create first genetically modified human embryo

For the first time in history, a team of researchers have successfully edited the genes of a human...

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06.08.12
UCSB engineers proteins that make silicon, leads hipsters to insist on organically-grown computers
06.08.12

UCSB engineers proteins that make silicon, leads hipsters to insist on organically-grown computers

Organic circuits have been in development for awhile, but it's still rare that the organics are pr...

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06.13.11
Scientists produce laser light from human kidney cells, we get in touch with our inner Cyclops
06.13.11

Scientists produce laser light from human kidney cells, we get in touch with our inner Cyclops

Scientists have just created living laser light out of a human cell and some jellyfish protein,...

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07.20.10
Research shocker: genetically engineered viruses seek out, kill cancer
07.20.10

Research shocker: genetically engineered viruses seek out, kill cancer

New research at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Center seeks to turn the human body into a genetically...

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06.02.10
Genetic engineering lets fruit flies 'smell' light
06.02.10

Genetic engineering lets fruit flies 'smell' light

Scientists in Germany have genetically engineered fruit fly larva to 'smell' blue light -- and appa...

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