Genes

09.27.16
Infant is world's first to have three biological parents
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Infant is world's first to have three biological parents

A donor egg was introduced to prevent passing on the mother's mitochondrial disease.

By C. Low,   09.27.16
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08.17.16
Gene editing helps spot evolutionary link between fins and hands
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Gene editing helps spot evolutionary link between fins and hands

CRISPR helped demonstrate that digits and fin rays share similar cells.

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11.29.15
Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases
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Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases

Scientists have shown that a new gene editing technique could erase one or more diseases.

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