Gene-edited organisms aren't ready for the real world
A National Academy of Sciences report warns that genetic additions are too risky at the moment.
RNA gene editing could stop viruses in their tracks
Scientists have discovered that the CRISPR technique isn't limited to DNA.
Scientists want to perfect humanity with synthetic DNA
The HGP-Write project will work on developing transplantable organs and making us resistant to cancer.
New algorithm performs complex DNA origami
The process could lead to breakthroughs in medicine and molecular data storage.
Gene editing discovery might treat many more diseases
It's now possible to reliably modify individual DNA letters.
HIV resists attempts to cripple it with gene editing
There may be a workaround for neutering the virus, but it won't be easy.
Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans
The controversial approach may show whether gene editing can fix a major disorder.
President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'
He also aims to cure cancer and address climate change.
Scientific community approves human gene editing studies
But scientists are still not allowed to make designer babies.